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June 5, 2018 — California Primary Election

Fresno CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 1

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Brian Pacheco

County Supervisor/Farmer
13,770 votes (78.92%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I will continue to invest in education and help children and families in need.
  • I will continue to protect our local water supply and invest in access to mental health.
  • I will continue to invest in law enforcement to keep our residents safe.



Profession:Fresno County Supervisor and Family Farmer
Fresno County Supervisor, District 1, County of Fresno (2015–current)
Vice-President, Pacheco Dairy Inc. (1991–current)
Board of Trustees, Kerman Unified School District — Elected position (2002–2014)
Board of Directors, Community Regional Medical Center — Appointed position (2006–2014)
Chairman of the Board, California Dairies, Inc. — Elected position (2010–2013)
President, Fresno County Farm Bureau — Elected position (2010–2012)
Board of Directors, Fresno Madera Farm Credit — Elected position (2000–2009)


University of California, Davis Bachelor of Science, Agricultural & Managerial Economics (1991)

Community Activities

Member, Fresno Chamber of Commerce (2012–current)
Member, Kerman Chamber of Commerce (2010–current)
Dairy Project Leader, Kerman 4-H (2007–current)
Finance Committee Chairman, St. Patrick's Church (1993–current)
Board Member, Fresno Dairy Herd Improvement Organization (1995–current)


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 Board of Trustees. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Community Medical Center, the Fresno Madera Area Agency on Aging, and the Human Resources Advisory Board. Supervisor Pacheco is the Past President of the Fresno County Farm Bureau and is 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 attend various fairs 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!

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



Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Fresno Mayor Lee Brand
  • California Farm Bureau Federation
  • Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer

Organizations (9)

  • Fresno Chamber of Commerce
  • Fresno Deputy Sheriff's Association
  • Nisei Farmer's League
  • Fresno County Prosecutor's Association
  • Fresno County District Attorney Investigator's Association
  • African American Farmers of California
  • Fresno County Public Safety Association
  • Fresno City Councilman Oliver Baines III
  • Fresno County Correctional Sergeants Association

Elected Officials (16)

  • Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims
  • Fresno County Supervisor Buddy Mendes
  • Fresno County Supervisor Nathan Magsig
  • Fresno County Supervisor Phil Larson (Ret.)
  • Fresno County Supervisor Sal Quintero
  • Mendota Mayor Rolando Castro
  • San Joaquin Mayor Julia Hernandez
  • Kerman City Councilman Raj Dhaliwal
  • Kerman City Councilwoman Michele Arvance
  • Kerman Mayor Pro-Tem Gary Yep
  • Kerman Mayor Rhonda Armstrong
  • Fresno City Councilman Paul Caprioglio
  • Fresno City Councilman Luis Chavez
  • Fresno City Council President Esmeralda Soria
  • Fresno County Supervisor Henry R. Perea (Ret.)
  • Fresno City Councilman Clint Olivier

Videos (3)

— May 11, 2018 Re-Elect Pacheco for Supervisor 2018

Supervisor Pacheco's experience growing up on the farm and as County Supervisor.

— May 11, 2018 Re-Elect Pacheco for Supervisor 2018

Pacheco supports law enforcement and is endorsed by Sheriff Margaret Mims.

— May 11, 2018 Re-Elect Pacheco for Supervisor 2018

Pacheco has kept his promises.

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