Susie Rios is a community leader and organizer in Idaho with nearly 40 years of expertise. She has experience working in all departments at the Idaho Department of Commerce, including the areas of employment, unemployment, business, wages and hours, training, h2a and migrant and seasonal programs. She has served for several years as a board member across organizations such as Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Idaho Foodbank, South Central Idaho Chamber of Commerce, Unity Alliance of Southern Idaho, Poder, Tu Voz Latina Radio Station, African American Chamber of Commerce, Family Health Services and Idaho Migrant Council.
Rios has coordinated with many government agencies and nonprofit organizations working with a diverse and international population. She has also assisted students and community members to obtain a High School Equivalency certificate, post-secondary education and employment.
Rios is currently the statewide outreach director at the Idaho Women’s Business Center.