District 3 Councilmember Lofthus


Councilmember LofthusBiography

Susan Lofthus is currently working at New Directions, Alcohol & Drug Awareness Program, as the assistant to the Executive Director Councilmember, and also serves on the Board of Trustees for Humphrey's College.

Councilmember Lofthus was a bodily-injury claims adjuster for Allstate Insurance for 18.5 years before retiring and a Human Resources Manager for San Joaquin Packaging and a Pacific Bell Service Representative for 15 years.  As a lifelong volunteer, she has served on the Board of Directors for New Directions, Alcohol & Drug Awareness Program for 21 years with 10 years as their Board President.


Councilmember Lofthus is completely immersed in her responsibilities as a Councilmember and is willing to share her experiences as someone who is new to everything political, municipal and governmental.


Since joining the City Council, Susan has made the following appointments:

Planning Commission (Elizabeth Hull), Measure A Committee (Susan Bartman), Charter Review Action Committee (Erin Guy Castillo), and Water Advisory Group (Allie Stevens).


Susan is married to Jon Gauthier and together they share three adult children and one young child.

  • Susan Lofthus is serving her first term as a City Councilmember, representing Council District 3.  She was elected in November 2014 for the 2015-2018 term of office.


Office Hours

Councilmember Lofthus holds her monthly Community Office Hour the first Wednesday of every month from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 


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Contact Information

Councilmember Susan Lofthus

425 N. El Dorado Street

Stockton, CA  95202

(209) 937-8244 




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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 8/30/2018