Jacquie Canfield

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Nature of Involvement: 
Board Member
Position: 
Treasurer
Email Address: 
jcanfield [at] lwvc.org
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Jacquie is the Treasurer for the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund. She has been a member of the League for over 22 years and has held several positions at the both the state and local level with more emphasis in voter service projects and League studies. At the state level, she served two terms as Voter Service Director. She is most proud of the Easy Voter Guide and Smart Voter work completed during her term. She also served on the state League Education Study Update committee researching and reporting on fiscal matters. Locally, she has served as president, voter service vice president, Smart Voter coordinator for Fresno County since 1998, webmaster for Fresno League using the League’s Easy Web since 2002, and leader/facilitator for several studies. She is looking forward to serving on the state board as treasurer and working with others to continue to have the League make a difference in California communities. 

Currently, Jacquie is the Executive Officer of Fiscal Services for Fresno Unified. Fresno Unified is the fourth largest school district in the State and largest employer in the Central Valley. She is responsible for the fiscal operations including a budget that is over $1 billion dollars, accounting, and payroll. She is the district coordinator for the Legislative Committee, taking an active role in legislation to benefit the education community. She serves as chairperson for the district’s Staffing/Systems Planning Committee since 2005-06. The committee continually evaluates and works to improve operational processes for the district. She has worked for Fresno Unified for all of her professional career with 13 years in technology and over 20 years in the fiscal operations. She has a passion to ensure fiscal resources are wisely spent, so that all students have the maximum opportunity to succeed.

Jacquie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Quantitative Analysis and Decision Sciences from California State University, Fresno. She has been married over 31 years and has two grown children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and especially loves visiting nature’s wonders.