In her second term as a Trustee on the Fresno County Board of Education, Dr. Marcy Masumoto works to:
ENSURE all students have multiple options and opportunities to succeed.
STRENGTHEN educational systems for all students and eliminate achievement gaps.
REPRESENT effectively the residents of the towns and rural areas in area 4 which includes southern Fresno County and the urban/suburban residents of southeast Fresno.
Masumoto’s top priorities include:
- High quality teachers and rigorous instruction for all students
- Early education and literacy
- College and career readiness
- Safe and healthy school environments
- Access to health, mental health, internet, and other critical support systems
Dr. Masumoto dedicated her career in health and education to enhance the well-being of children, especially those in under-served communities.
After serving six years on Sanger Unified School District’s board, Masumoto was first elected to the Fresno County Board of Education in 2018. During her first term, she served as board President and Vice President, and was elected as regional representative to the California County Boards of Education (CCBE) and the California School Boards Association (CSBA). She listens to community interests and is a strong voice for valley students and schools. As a result, she impacts federal, state and local policies to benefit Fresno County students.
As a county board member, Masumoto works in in partnership with the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools to oversee budgets, policies, and instructional plans for the county’s juvenile court schools and other county educational support systems. In alignment with state and local laws, she hears cases and acts upon inter-district transfer appeals, student expulsion appeals, and charter school petitions and appeals among other duties.
Professionally, Dr. Masumoto is an education consultant and farmer. With her husband and two adult children, she is an active managing partner of Masumoto Family Farm, producers of organic stone fruit, and grapes for raisins in Del Rey.