Member Moment: Sue Lang

Your name: Sue Lang

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SueLangYour bio: Sue is a retired assistant claims manager with State Compensation Insurance Fund. After working for 28 years in workers’ compensation field,  she now spends her time volunteering in the community.  She has been on the board of Viva Downtown Redding for 10 years, the Shasta Historical Society for three years and, more recently,  joined the Shasta Community Regional Foundation board.

In 1993, she graduated  from Leadership Redding, which inspired her to participate in the community. She was awarded Alumni of the Year in 2015. She helped in the Cascade Theatre Restoration Project and served on the board at Renaissance Redding. From 2005 to 2010, she served on the Community Development Advisory Committee for the city of Redding.

Sue volunteers at Shasta State Historic Park as a docent in the courthouse gallery. She produced a movie for the Shasta Historical Society titled  “The Wright Time” chronically the building of the Frank Lloyd  Wright designed Pilgrim Congregational Church.

Sue grew up on the East Coast in a family of seven children, four older brothers and two sisters. Even as a teenager she volunteered in the summer months as a docent at the home of President James Buchanan  historic home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  She attended Drexel University, earning a degree in business administration.

Sue and her husband, Buck, of 48 years split their time between their home in Redding and their  home Dunsmuir. She has two sons, Adam, who lives in China, and Chris, who lives  in Redding. They have two grandchildren, Isabel and Emmett, who are the delight  of their lives.

Sue hosts traveling musicians doing concerts in their home and hosts musicians from Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra each year in the area for “Tribute to the Trees,” performed at the Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens.

She has love of history and art.

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