Born: April 16, 1950 in Bakersfield, CA
University: University of Southern California
1983-1988: Principal, Keppel Union School District
1990-1999: Superintendent, Keppel Union School District
1999-2006: Superintendent, Bakersfield City School District
2015-2017: Minority Leader, California State Senate
2016: Delegate, Republican National Convention
2016: Candidate for Presidential Elector for California (Lost)
2019-Present: Director, Early College Program at Bakersfield College
- 2016 Trump Delegate
- PRESIDING OFFICER: On Janaury 31, 2011, Fuller became the first Republican in 14 years to be a presiding officer in the California State Senate. Prior to Fuller, the last Republican to run a meeting of the State Senate was Robert G. Beverly in 1996.
- Although some sources indicate Fuller was born in Shafter, she was actually born in Bakersfield. She grew up in Shafter, and now lives in Bakersfield.
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08)
Source: "After 14 Years, a Republican Is Back on the Senate Rostrum" by Greg Lucas, California's Capitol (2/3/2011)
Source: "Jean Fuller to lead an Early College Program at Bakersfield College" by Hope ShyAnne, The Renegade Rip (2/8/2019)