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Brian Pacheco is a fourth-generation family farmer and dairyman in Fresno County. Brian graduated from Kerman High School and attended the University of California, Davis. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics and was the commencement speaker at graduation as well as a recipient of the Award of Distinction for the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Supervisor Pacheco is a strong advocate of public education and excellence in our local schools. He was elected and served 12 years on the Kerman Unified School District Board of Trustees. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Community Regional Medical Center, the Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging, and the Human Resources Advisory Board. Supervisor Pacheco is a past president of the Fresno County Farm Bureau and a member of various community organizations including Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Fresno, Biola, and Kerman chambers of commerce and the Nisei Farmers League.

Supervisor Pacheco and his wife, Alena, have three children. The Pacheco family is involved in 4H and FFA and attends The Big Fresno Fair each year to show their animals; Brian has been the 4H Dairy project leader for many years and Alena has served as the Kerman 4H Community Club leader. Agriculture is a way of life for the entire family.

Elected in 2014 to a four-year term, Supervisor Pacheco was board chairman in 2017. He won re-election in 2018 to a second four-year term.

Supervisor Pacheco is honored to serve as the District 1 Supervisor, representing the west side of Fresno County.