Name: Judith Ann (Judy) Franco
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa
How long have you lived in the Newport-Mesa School District: 42 years
Occupation or former occupation: Former teacher and current governing board member, Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Trustee Area 5
Education: graduate, UC Berkeley, bachelor's Degree; teaching credential – K-9
Previous elected position/appointed position: elected member of the California School Boards Assn. Delegate Assembly (governing body); elected member of Orange County School Boards Assn. Board of Directors – Unified representative; member California Youth and Government program Board of Directors; appointed governmental relations chairwoman at the state/federal level by the California School Boards Assn. for Assemblyman Chuck DeVore and Congressman John Campbell; past president, Orange County School Boards Assn.; past PTA president – Newport Elementary School; Ensign Intermediate School; Newport Harbor High School and Harbor Council; current PTA board member at Davis Magnet Elementary School; Ensign Intermediate; Newport Harbor High School and Harbor Council.