Fiona Ma serves as Board Member of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), representing 23 counties and more than ten million Californians of the Second District. Ms. Ma was previously elected to represent the 12th Assembly District from December 2006 to November 2012 and served as the first Asian-American woman Assembly Speaker pro Tempore in California history.
Ms. Ma strongly believes in the community services provided by nonprofit organizations and has a long history of public service with nonprofit boards. She is committed to helping nonprofit groups understand their taxes, minimize errors, and enable organizations to focus on the primary purpose of their nonprofit rather than losing time and money to avoidable tax compliance mistakes.
She is currently the President of the Asian American Donor Program; Co-founder, Honorary Chair, and Spokesperson of the San Francisco Hep B Free Campaign; and Treasurer of Curry without Worry. She serves on the Advisory Boards of Family Connections, Mixed Roots Foundation, Alliance for Girls, and the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. She is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild and the California Film Commission.
Ms. Ma received her B.S. in Accounting from the Rochester Institute of Technology (NY), her M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University (SF), and an MBA in Business Taxation from Pepperdine University. She has been licensed in California as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1992.