State Director, California
Susan Bonilla joined Council for a Strong America in 2017, bringing nearly 20 years of education and policy experience to the organization.
Prior to becoming the State Director in California, Susan served as the California Assemblywoman of Concord. Much of her work in the state legislature focused on the educational, health, and welfare needs of children and families, with special emphasis on high quality early childhood care, STEM, and revitalizing public education. She also led legislative efforts to reform the K-12 funding formula and eliminate fill-in-the-bubble testing in favor of computer adaptive assessments in order to ensure student success and workforce readiness in California