Susan Henry has been the President of CSBA since December 2016. As President, Henry chairs a number of committees and task forces. She has been an active member of CSBA for many years, serving on the Delegate Assembly since 2004 and the Board of Directors (Region 15 Director) since 2012. She earned her Masters in Governance in 2002.
Henry joined the Board of Trustees for the Huntington Beach Union High School District in 2000 and has served as board president three times. She is an active participant of the Orange County School Boards Association, where she has served in many capacities including President, Vice President, Nominations Chair, and a member of the Bylaw Review Committee. In addition, she has acted as the board representative to the Coastline Regional Occupational Program, has participated in numerous district committees and co-chaired a successful $236 million bond campaign in 2003. A recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for her educational and volunteer service, Henry holds a Lifetime Honorary Service Award from the PTA.
Henry is a registered nurse, receiving her degree from Santa Ana College. She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California State University, Long Beach. A published studio textile artist, Henry's work has been exhibited in museums and galleries primarily in California, and she is a member of the juried cooperative California Fibers.