Rosanna will be the first openly LGBTQ person elected to the SMUD Board
Rosanna Herber is the middle child of thirteen, born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She attended Indiana University, Bloomington where she graduated with Honors and degrees in Spanish and Psychology. She worked as the Mayor’s Citizens Advocate before moving to Sacramento, CA.
In Sacramento, Rosanna was the Chief of Staff to City Councilwoman Kim Mueller, where she became active in the LGBTQ Community and held many leadership roles. She received her MBA from Saint Mary’s College and went to work for the Sacramento, Municipal Utility District. She worked at SMUD for 20 years where she established the first LGBTQ Employee Resource Group. She retired six years ago. Rosanna is now running for the SMUD Board to bring her expertise and knowledge to this community-owned utility.