Annalisa Perea, Secretary

Annalisa Perea was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2018. She is currently a Senior Associate Urban Planner in the private sector, where she works extensively on local environmental, economic and community development issues for cities throughout California. She also serves as the contract city planner for a small city in the Central Valley, where a major focus of this work is in civic engagement to foster an environment of respectful discussion, advocacy and informed decision-making.

Annalisa is an appointed member to the Fresno Tower District Design Review Committee, an appointed advisory member to the Fresno State University City & Regional Planning program, recently served as Vice President of the US Green Building Council – Central California Chapter, the Board of Directors for the Fresno REEL Pride film festival, and is a graduate of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Fresno program. Annalisa is a certified planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and is an accredited professional in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP).

Annalisa began her college career at Fresno City College, where she achieved her general education requirements prior to transferring to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in city and regional planning.