Carol R. Chandler was appointed on May 15, 2007, as the alternate representative to the Commission by the California State University Board of Trustees, and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.
Ms. Chandler is committed to education and to the continuing health of the agriculture industry in California. While she is very active in her own community, she also participates in several service and civic organizations statewide.
Ms. Chandler was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson to the California Postsecondary Education Commission (1998-2004). She also served on the University of California Board of Regents (1997-1998).
Ms. Chandler taught at San Joaquin Valley schools, including Fresno City College, before devoting full time to the family business, Chandler Farms. She and her husband, Bill, farm grapes, almonds, and tree fruit in the Selma district. They grow grapes for raisins and wine, as well as almonds, peaches, plums, and nectarines. She handles the business administration portion of the operation.