Cal Growers welcomes new team member

California Growers Association is pleased to introduce our newest team member, Susan Riggs. Susan has joined CGA as a consultant as the Director of Community Development and Local Engagement.

As an attorney and public policy expert, Susan Riggs has dedicated her career to the areas of land use and public law. Most recently, Susan served the State of California as Deputy Secretary of Housing Policy and the Acting Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development. Prior to these positions, Susan led regional and statewide advocacy efforts as the Executive Director of the non-profit, San Diego Housing Federation.  Susan received her JD from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, a Master’s degree in City Planning from the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia-Athens.