Brandy Thurman is currently the Director of The Discovery ChalleNGe Academy (DCA), a partnership between the California National Guard and The San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE). Brandy has worked at The San Joaquin County Office of Education since 2005 and has served as a teacher, coach, and administrator over the past seventeen years. Brandy is a 2014 graduate of Leadership Stockton, a member of The University of the Pacific Athletic Hall of Fame, and The Stockton Mexican Sports Hall of Fame. Brandy attended University of the Pacific on a softball scholarship and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and teaching credential in 2003; she earned her Master of Arts degree in Education Administration and her Administrative Services Credential in 2012 also from The University of the Pacific.
Brandy is a long-time resident of Stockton and enjoys spending time with family and friends, most recreational activities, and serving her community.