John McPherson is the 2018 CCBE Treasurer and represents Trustee Area 2 for the Monterey County Board of Education, which encompasses South Salinas to the City of Monterey, taking in all or major parts of five different school districts. Mr. McPherson was elected to the Board of Education in November 2011. A 20-year Monterey County resident, he currently works for organicgirl Premium Salads as Director of Customer Service. Previously he held positions in marketing, information services and operations for Household Credit Services.
Mr. McPherson is a longtime volunteer for the United Way of Monterey County. He was awarded their Loaned Executive of the Year Award in 2004. He also served on the Yes on K committee and the Salinas Blue Ribbon Budget Committee from 2009-10. He demonstrates his passion of young people through coaching of youth basketball and volunteering with the Buena Vista 4H Club. Also an author, Mr. McPherson has written a book on parenting titled Ten Simple Rules for Being a Better Parent.
A graduate of the University of Southern California in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Mr. McPherson resides with his wife Christina and two children in Las Palmas.