Nasreen Johnson

State Center Community College District Trustee, Area 2

Nasreen would be the first out LGBTQ+ person to be re-elected to the State Center Community College District Board


Nasreen Johnson was first elected to the State Center Community College District Board of Trustees in 2020. She currently works for a local company in community relations and external affairs. In her previous roles, she directed communications for the largest Community Action Agency in California, assisted the US divisions of two international companies to promote sustainable irrigation in agriculture, and operated a small communications firm focused on community-based organizations and small businesses. Ms. Johnson began her college career at Fresno City College as a first-generation college student, earning her associate’s degree in liberal arts. She transferred to California State University, Fresno but later dropped out to start her business and family. She then went back to school as a single parent to obtain a bachelor of arts degree in business management (summa cum laude) and a master of business administration from Fresno Pacific University. Ms. Johnson is an active participant in many groups and sits on the board of the Fresno Fire Chief’s Foundation. She has received multiple awards for her work in the community, including her efforts to build a fully accessible sensory garden for students with special needs. Ms. Johnson enjoys learning new things and spending time at home with her partner, teenagers, and rescue dogs.