Employee of the Month - Carol Growdon
Carol Growdon is the NRA/Gunsmithing/POST Coordinator at Lassen Community College. She hails from Upper Lake, California and attended Upper Lake Elementary, Upper Lake High School, and Mendocino College.
After attending Chico State for a semester, she decided to attend the Police Academy at the College of the Redwoods. While at Redwoods, she met Dean Growdon, her husband. Since completing the program at Redwoods, Carol has worked as a Shasta County Sheriff in the Boating Safety Unit, the Susanville Police Department, Lassen County Sheriff’s Department, and the Department of Fish and Game.
Carol joined Lassen Community College as the NRA/Gunsmithing/POST Coordinator nine months ago. Her goals are to make items more accessible on the website, having the summer NRA program registration period earlier and increase enrollment. In the area of POST training, she is currently working on Level Two and Level Three courses(Reserve Officers Training) to be recertified and show a need in the community.
She is married to Dean Growdon, Lassen County Sheriff. They have two boys: Neil and Logan..