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November 8, 2016 — Elección General de California

Newport-Mesa Unified School DistrictCandidato para Síndico, Area de Síndico 3

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Martha Fluor

Governing Board Member, Newport-Mesa Unified School District , Trustee Area 3
34,742 votos (51.1%)Winning
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Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • Every student receives the academic, social, emotional, and behavioral support necessary to thrive in our schools and communities
  • Every student has access to books, technology, equipment and resources need to succeed
  • Strenghten collaboration and communication with parents, staff, cities, business and community members



Martha Fluor has served on the Board of Trustees for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District since 1991. During her tenure on the NMUSD Board of Education, she has served in all leadership roles – Clerk, Vice-President, President, six times.  She serves as a liaison to various district committees, including the Visual and Performing Arts Commission, Wellness and Nutrition, School Attendance Review Board, District English Language Advisory Committee (Delac), Policy Review Committee, Newport Beach City Liaison Committee and the Labor Management Initiative task force.

Mrs. Fluor is the NMUSD Board representative on the Coastline Regional Occupation Program Board of Trustees. She is a passionate supporter of college and career pathways for students. She has engaged legislators, the business community, and parents in the conversation about the importance of assuring that all students are ready for college and career.

Martha is an active California School Boards Association (CSBA) member, serving on Delegate Assembly since 1992, as Regional Director for six years, and member of the Executive Committee of CSBA for 4 years. She has completed the CSBA Masters in Boardsmanship and Governance training. She has chaired the Nominating Committee, Board Development Committee and Executive Director Search Committee. In addition, she has also served on the Annual Conference Committee, Bylaws Committee and presents and participates in many CSBA professional development workshops and trainings.

In 2011, Martha served as President of the California School Boards Association, representing the over 1,000 school districts in California.  In her capacity, she met with Governor Brown, members of the State Legislature and visited over 300 school districts with in California, advocating on behalf of California students and districts. At the national level, Fluor has served on the National School Boards Foundation, was a member of the NSBA Delegate Assembly and participated in numerous meetings with White House staff, members of Congress and other State Association leaders.  She is well respected and is often a presenter on school board governance, policy development and community leadership. She has been recognized for her outstanding leadership on behalf of students by her colleagues, Governor Brown, Senators Boxer and Feinstein, Congressman Dana Rohrbacher and the California Assembly and Senate.

Part of Martha's legacy is the annual recognition program she developed to honor the district's students who have made a difference in the lives of others, overcome obstacles and gone on to great achievement in academics, arts, or athletics; or contributed to making the community a better place in which to live.

Her non-profit involvement has included PBSSoCal (formerly KOCE-TV) Foundation, Girl Scout Council of Orange County Board of Directors, Board of Directors of the Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Foundation, Discovery Science Center, the Newport Beach Public Library and Assistance League of Newport Mesa Advisory Council Martha has also served on a many state and national organizations/foundations including the California Alliance for Arts Education Policy Council, CA PTA ED Commission, the California Education Coalition and the National School Boards Foundation. She has been a religious education teacher at St. Joachim and an elected member of the OC Republican Party Central Committee. 

She is a member of the Junior League of Orange County and a former board member of the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. Martha currently serves as Co-Manager of the GSCOC Newport Mesa Service Unit 404 and is a Junior/Cadette Girl Scout leader at Mariner's Elementary School.

She earned her Bachelor of Science from San Diego State University and holds two credentials in elementary and special education. She was a special education teacher for four years in the Orange Unified School District, as well as a bilingual instructional aide in Newport-Mesa. 

Martha and her husband Bob of over 40 years are the proud parents of five adult children and 8 grandchildren; one who attends Mariner's Elementary School, two who are at Mariner's Christian and one who will be entering T-K in the fall. She has served in multiple leadership capacities at Kaiser's PFO and Sonora and Davis PTA's. She received the HSA from Sonora Elementary and was the inaugural recipient of the Martha Fluor Service Award from Kaiser Elementary and the Silver Anchor from the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. She is an avid needle pointer, voracious reader and is passionate about the arts.

One of Martha's highlights of her Board service is when she received the prestigious Marian Bergeson Award in 2014. The Marian Bergeson Award recognizes Orange County school board members who have provided outstanding governing Board service and community service to promote and enhance public education. 








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Featured Endorsements

  • Senator John Moorlach
  • OC Supervisor Michelle Steel, 2nd District

Funcionarios electos (21)

  • Charlene Metoyer, NMUSD Board Member
  • Debbie Cotton, attorney, board member Ocean View SD
  • Gina Clayton-Tarvin, teacher, board member Ocean View SD
  • Don Sedgwick, Laguna Hills City Council, former Saddleback Valley USD board member
  • Frank Pugh, Secretary/Treasurer, National School Boards Association, Santa Rosa City Schools
  • Susan Markarian, board member, Pacific Union Elementary School District
  • Dr. Michael Simons, board member, Huntington Beach Union High School District
  • Josephine "Jo" Lucey, past president, California School Board Association, Cupertino Union School District
  • David L Boyd, OCDE Board of Education
  • John "Jack" W Bedell, PhD, OCDE Board of Education
  • Kathy Moffat, board member, Orange USD
  • Jim Ferryman, CM Sanitary District and past NMUSD Board member
  • Duane Dishno, EdD, board member Huntington Beach Union High School District, retired Superintendent
  • Judy Franco, NMUSD Board Member
  • Karen Yelsey, NMUSD Board Member
  • Robert Hathaway, board member FullertonJoint Union High School District
  • Rob Richardson, board member Santa Ana USD
  • Walt Davenport, NMUSD Board Member
  • Dana Black, NMUSD Board Member
  • Vicki Snell, NMUSD Board Member
  • Susan Henry, board member, Huntington Beach Union High School District

Individuos (26)

  • Jeff Hamilton, retired LAPD officer
  • David Tokofsky, teacher, former LAUSD board member
  • Richard Markarian
  • Jacqueline Guiot
  • Allyson Fluor
  • Kenny Norwood
  • Maggie Norwood
  • Douglass Fluor
  • Andrew Fluor
  • Anne-Marie Scott
  • Bob Fluor
  • Elizabeth "Liz" Dorn Parker, former OCDE Board of Education
  • Kathy Worthing
  • Brian Valles
  • Mike Aguilar
  • Buck Johns, business owner
  • Karen Johnson-Cohoe
  • Ed Romeo, retired teacher
  • Tom Egan, former NMUSD Board member
  • Brett Eckles, Costa Mesa Parks Commission
  • Christine Wilkinson
  • Mary Ferryman, retired teacher
  • Dr. Chuck Hinman, Superintendent, West Covina USD
  • Dr. Robert Barbot, retired NMUSD Superintendent
  • Scott and Liddy Paulsen
  • Evelyn Hart, former Newport Beach City Council

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