Alumni & Parent Relations
Sue Anderson, Director
Susan Linders Anderson is the Director of Alumni and Parent Relations at CSU, Chico. She also oversees the University's annual commencement exercises. In a previous life, she spent more than 15 years in sales and marketing, primarily in the cable television industry. In addition to serving as the Executive Director of the Chico State Alumni Association, she has served on numerous nonprofit boards and has a special interest in local animal welfare issues.
Polly Crabtree, Associate Director
Polly Crabtree was hired as the Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations in 2001 and was promoted to associate director in 2006. She graduated from Chico State in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and received her Master's degree in Political Science in 2009. She has a background in management, sales, and marketing.
Shari Anderson, Coordinator of Alumni Engagement
Shari Anderson has been the Coordinator of Alumni Engagement for the Chico State Alumni Association since 2007. She graduated from North Dakota State University in 1996 with a double major in English and Speech Communication and previously worked for the North Dakota State University Alumni Association.
Barbara LaRue, Office Manager
Barbara LaRue started in the office December 2006. She provides staff support and helps coordinate the University's undergraduate commencement exercises and other Alumni Office special events. She moved to Chico from Southern California where she was registrar and secretary to the assistant principal at Alessandro High School in Hemet, California.
Cody Johns, 125th Anniversary Support Assistant
Cody Johns joined the Office of the 125th Anniversary in October 2012 after the departure of the former 125th assistant. In the Spring of 2011, he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Design with the option of Media Arts. In addition to providing office support, Cody's background with video/audio production, photography, and website design helps the Alumni Office create and design anything that they may require.