* Mayor Weber is available to meet with members of the community by appointment and during her weekly office hours on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Susan Marie Weber grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico, where she majored in education. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in Business from College of the Desert and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a focus on computers and operating systems, from California State University, San Bernardino.
Susan Marie has a long history of involvement with the Coachella Valley business community dating back to 1972 when she was co-owner of the Corvina Marina, a recreational business on the Salton Sea.
Since 1980, Susan Marie has provided accounting services through her business, Management Essentials, to a wide variety of local clients including architectural firms, country clubs, development companies, nurseries, medical firms, individuals, and government agencies.
For six years, Susan Marie taught Small Business Bookkeeping at College of the Desert. Since 2011, she has been the Accounting-Evening instructor at Milan Institute, Palm Desert.
No stranger to community involvement, Susan Marie was a Board Member of the Palm Desert High School Foundation from 1987 to 1994. She is also a past board member of Soroptimists International, NAWBO, Friends of the Indio Senior Center and Rotary Club of Palm Desert.
In 2000, Susan Marie was part of a committee that put together National Constitution Day, to educate the public, especially children, about the United States Constitution.
She continues to be active in Toastmasters and with the Palm Desert Rotary Club – which named her its Rotarian of the Year in 2010. Susan Marie also serves on the Board of the Historical Society of Palm Desert and provides volunteer notary services to seniors at the Joslyn Center.