Keshia Thomas is a Trustee of the Fresno Unified School District, Area 1, an area composed of some of the most severely distressed communities in Fresno. A lifelong Fresno native, she has been in education for 17 years and was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2018. She has a master’s degree in education along with her teaching credential and administrative credential. Ms. Thomas began her education career teaching algebra and geometry at a local charter school and has been employed as a teacher in Fresno Unified as a 7-8th grade math instructor. In addition, she has served in administration as a vice-principal.
Ms. Thomas spends time giving back to her community as assistant director of the homeless ministry through Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Missionary Union, where she prepares and serves meals. She also serves as Assistant Director of the Children’s Church at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, where she is a lifelong member.