The Spreckels Union School District Board of Trustees is comprised of five Spreckels community members who are elected by the public to four-year terms. Elections are held in odd-numbered years, and terms are staggered so that two or three seats are open each election.
The Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing educational goals and standards, approving curriculum, approving the district budget, confirming appointments of all personnel, approving purchases of equipment, supplies, services, leases, renovation, construction, and union contracts. In order to manage day-to-day administration of the district, the Board of Education appoints the Superintendent of Schools.
The current board members are: