Madera County Board of Education

  • The Madera County Board of Education consists of seven (7) members elected from one of seven areas. The term of office is four (4) years.  Except as allowed by the Brown Act, board actions take place in public session to give interested and concerned citizens and groups an opportunity to be heard.  Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room 5 of the Madera County Superintendent of Schools, 1105 South Madera Avenue in Madera. General information is available by calling the Madera County Superintendent of Schools at (559) 662-6274.

Area 1 - Grant Sturm

  • Picture of Board Member Grant Sturm Serving portions of the Golden Valley, Chawanakee, Yosemite, and Bass Lake School Districts.

    Member since November 1994. Term expires November 2020.

Area 2 - Vacant

  • Serving portions of Raymond-Knowles, Bass Lake, and Yosemite Unified School Districts. 

     

Area 3 - Alfred Soares, Jr. (Vice President)

  • Picture of Board Member Alfred Soares Jr. Serving Chowchilla Elementary, Chowchilla Union High School, Alview-Dairyland, and portions of Madera Unified School Districts.

    Member since December 2014. Term Expires November 2022.

Area 4 - Nancy Prosperi

  • Picture of Board Member Nancy Prosperi Serving a portion of the Madera Unified School District.

    Member since September 2015. Term expires November 2020.

Area 5 – Cathie Bustos

  • Picture of Board Member Cathie Bustos Serving a portion of the Golden Valley and Madera Unified School Districts.

    Member since March 1998. Served as President of the California County Boards of Education in 2010. Term expires November 2020.

Area 6 - Joe Vived

  • Picture of Board Member Joe Vived Serving a portion of Madera Unified School District.

    Member since December 2016. Term expires November 2022.

Area 7 - Bobby Thatcher

  • Picture of Board Member Bobby Thatcher Serving a portion of Madera Unified School District.

    Member since December 1983. Term expires November 2020.