Emily Murase Elected President of the San Francisco Board of Education

February 24, 2015 • Community, News

By P.C. Staff

SAN FRANCISCO — Emily Murase was unanimously elected president of the San Francisco Board of Education on Jan. 13.

Murase was first elected in 2010 to serve on the board, becoming the first Japanese American to do so. In a Facebook post, she said, “Tonight’s school board meeting was momentous. One of the first orders of business was to elect officers. I am very pleased to be your new school board president!”

In addition to her new position, Murase also serves as executive director of the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women.

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