Suzanne Jones

Area No. 1 Term Expires: 2018


Previously Board President: 2014

Ms. Suzanne Jones was elected to the Placer County Board of Education in November 2010.  She served as Vice-President in 2013, and then as President in 2014.  She is one of three Trustees serving Area 1.  Ms. Jones is currently serving on the California County Boards of Education (CCBE) Delegate Assembly, where she also serves on the CCBE Board of Directors; she is also on the Placer County Board of Education Professional Development Committee.  Ms. Jones also served 3 years on the Placer County Board of Education Board Policy Advisory Committee; 4 years on the CCBE Legislative Committee, one year as Chair; and one year on the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Legislative Committee.


Ms. Jones grew up in Citrus Heights and has lived in Granite Bay for 25 years with her husband Cliff, a retired Army Officer.  Ms. Jones received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from CSU Sacramento, with a minor in Chemistry.  She also received a Juris Doctor from Lincoln Law School of Sacramento and is a member of the California State Bar Association.  In addition, she is currently a Commissioner on the Placer County Older Adult Advisory Commission since 2012; and is a Mediator, with the Appellate Mediation Program, Court of Appeal, 3rd Appellate District.  She also served on the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council from 2011-2016.


Ms. Jones has years of service working for the Department of the Army in the United States., Europe, and Saudi Arabia.  She also worked for Sacramento City Unified School District’s Legal Department. 

She is dedicated to working with the Placer County Office of Education (PCOE) to ensure PCOE’s Educational Programs for Special Education, Career Technical Education, Alternative Education, Community Schools, and Juvenile Court Schools are the best programs offered in the entire state.