Board Walk ~ Susan Gorin

Susan Gorin


The year of virtual engagement

Posted on September 10, 2020

There is no doubt that 2020 will be remembered for many things, but perhaps one of the most surprising and optimistic is the year of... Continue

Building the County budget time in a difficult year

Posted on July 30, 2020

Usually, I write about the county budget in May, but like so many other things that have been turned upside down with this pandemic,... Continue

Our work on social justice and equity is more relevant than ever

Posted on June 13, 2020
Our work on social justice and equity is more relevant than ever

I came of age and lent my youthful passionate voice during the turbulent era of civil rights, War on Poverty, equality for women and... Continue

Investing in Sonoma Valley nonprofits

Posted on May 9, 2020

We are trying to breathe deeply as we move through our seventh week of sheltering in place, now wearing colorful facial masks. Thank... Continue

Shelter in Place is working, but C-19 cases will peak in June

Posted on April 17, 2020

Once again, our county has been thrust into an emergency scenario. And while we have weathered fires, floods, and power outages together,... Continue

Another huge challenge for the Sonoma Valley

Posted on March 13, 2020
Another huge challenge for the Sonoma Valley

During one month, the Board of Supervisors made three different declarations of emergency – Napa earthquake, 2018 floods, and drought... Continue

Our homeless challenges in Sonoma County

Posted on January 15, 2020

As the new year begins, I have so much to be grateful for. These past couple of years have not been easy, but I am warm, and dry, and... Continue

Supporting small businesses builds community

Posted on December 7, 2019

Our community centers twinkle with little white lights, leaves crackle underfoot and warm autumnal smells waft from cafes. We’ve... Continue

This moment as fires fade

Posted on November 7, 2019

Our County was turned on its head last week, once again. In what was the largest evacuation in Sonoma County history, nearly 200,000... Continue

What’s up with our roads?

Posted on October 2, 2019

Let’s face it, most of Sonoma County’s roads are in poor to failing condition. As the First District Supervisor, I receive daily... Continue

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