Susan Cochrane, Chair

Susan was born and raised on the edge of the Carrisa Plains raising grain, cattle and horses. She attended Atascadero High School and went on to Cal Poly to receive a BS in Home Economics (dietetics, interior design, child development, education, and accounting) and then to Monterey Peninsula College to receive an Ornamental Horticultural degree. Susan worked as a Landscape Designer for 22 years and has been a cattle rancher for 42 years. In her free time, Susan has served as a volunteer for the Parent Teacher Organization, Future Farmers of America, 4-H and Cattlewoman’s Association. She enjoys riding the ranch checking cattle, fences, and range, gardening and spending time with her husband and three daughters and friends.