Susan LaGrande was elected to the Board in 2018. Susan represents the Colusa territory. Susan graduated from Williams High School. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agribusiness from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo and a Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s College, Moraga. Susan resides in Colusa. Susan’s farming operation consists of wine grapes. Susan worked in Government Relations for Agriculture in the State of California for 16 years prior to being appointed by the Governor as Deputy Director for Legislation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Currently Susan serves as Senior Policy Advisor for Smith Policy Groups.