Sue Parker has been a staff member of the State of California's Office of the Chief Clerk for more than 20 years, being promoted to Chief Clerk of the Assembly in 2019. In that time, she has held several positions within the office, including Minute Clerk, the person responsible for publishing the Journal, the Assembly's official record; and being the first female Reading Clerk. Currently, as the assistant chief clerk, she oversees the operations of the Assembly Desk, which includes managing the staff responsible for publishing the Assembly's three key publications: Daily File, Daily Journal, and History; processing committee reports and amendments; and the reprinting of bills as necessary.
Sue is responsible for coordinating activities and actions between the Governor's Office, State Senate, Legislative Counsel, the Legislative Data Center, and the Office of State Publishing that impact the Assembly. Sue has had a key role in implementing changes at the Assembly Desk that have improved the efficiency of Assembly Floor sessions. During her tenure, she has influenced development of information technology to streamline the process of managing bills and update the official Chief Clerk website to allow greater public access to the legislative process. Prior to joining the Office of the Chief Clerk, Sue was a Senate Fellow. She earned a BA in psychology from UC Davis.