Saturday in SUGARLOAF


The Sugarloaf Property Owners Association Members invite residents of Big Bear Valley to join them for the monthly meeting Saturday, January 26th  beginning at 10:00 A.M.

 Held at the Sugarloaf Fire Station located at the corner of Maple and Baldwin Lanes, the meetings are informative, friendly, gatherings of neighbors sharing issues of interest to the mountain community.

Guest speaker Dr. Mary Suzuki, Superintendant for the Bear Valley Unified District will be share the State of the District and rec.  She will have information of special interest to the Sugarloaf Community.

Come warm by the fire on this Winter morning while visiting with the neighbors.





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Mary Suzuki, Ed.D.


Dr. Mary Suzuki has 28 years of experience as an educator. She has served as a teacher at multiple grade levels, literacy coach, principal, Director of Curriculum and 21st Century Learning, chairperson for the California Technology Assistance Project, Assistant Superintendent of Learning Support Services, and Superintendent in Bear Valley.

Throughout her career, Dr. Suzuki has focused extensively on creating innovative learning opportunities for students. She believes that children possess infinite potential and that it is a privilege and responsibility to ensure students are prepared for extraordinary futures.

Dr. Suzuki received a bachelor’s degree in science from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in education from the University of La Verne, and a doctorate degree in educational leadership from Azusa Pacific University.

Mary and her husband Dan have been married for 36 years. They enjoy spending time with their three children, Elizabeth, David and Matthew and two grandchildren, Emily and Charlotte.


Dr. Suzuki shared, “I am thrilled and honored to serve as Superintendent in the Bear Valley Unified School District. I have tremendous respect for the outstanding work being done on behalf of the students of Big Bear Valley. I enjoy working closely with the Board, staff, parents, and community to ensure Bear Valley Unified School District continues to be a district where students get a premier education.”