Trustee Area #2 - Claremont and portions of Pomona and La Verne Representative
Elected 1999 - Term expires 11/30/2020
Mrs. Susan M. Keith of Claremont was
elected as a member of the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees
in 1999, and was reelected in 2003, 2007 and 2011. She represents Claremont and
portions of Pomona and La Verne.
She currently serves as the president of
the Board of Trustees of Citrus College and was elected in the Spring of 2013
by her peers across the state to serve on the Board of Directors of the
California Community College Trustees. She also serves as the Trustee
representative of the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association.
Mrs. Keith was a 12-year member and twice
past president of the Claremont Board of Education and past president of the
Baldy View ROP Commission. She has served on the Boards of Directors of the
League of Women Voters of the Claremont Area, the Claremont Youth Master Plan
Partnership, the Citrus College Foundation, the Claremont Forum and the
Claremont Chamber of Commerce, and was a founding Board member of Claremont
Meals on Wheels. She currently serves as President Elect on the Board of
Directors of Kiwanis Club of Claremont and a member of the Board of Directors
of Options For Learning.
A former development and public relations
executive, Mrs. Keith retired from Uncommon Good in 2007 where she served as
the fund development director. She was director of fund development for Project
SISTER and House of Ruth, and special projects director for the Volunteer
Center of the Greater Pomona Valley. In addition, Mrs. Keith has extensive
experience in educational public relations, holding positions at Claremont
Graduate University, Pitzer College, and California State Polytechnic
University, Pomona. She also operates her own business, Keith Consulting
Services, and was a partner in Ring, Robinson and Associates.
Mrs. Keith has received several honors for
her work in the community including the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award, the
Community Hero Award from the Los Angeles County Fair Association, the Richard
S. Kirkendall Extraordinary Contribution Award, and she has served as Grand
Marshall of Claremont's annual Fourth of July parade.
Mrs. Keith attended Lassen Community
College and earned a bachelor's degree at California State University, East
Bay. She completed postgraduate studies in art photography.