Shanti Landon

District 2
Title: District 2 Director
Phone: 530-889-4010


Shanti Landon was raised in the Sierra Nevada foothills town of Jackson, California. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in religious studies from California State University, Sacramento. After working in the executive office of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Shanti worked as a freelance journalist and contributor to the Huffington Post. She was also a blogger and public speaker, speaking at Northern California women’s retreats.

Shanti is now the District Director to Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt, where she focuses on policy analysis and development, constituent relations, and coordinates with various local officials and departments on County issues. She’s a Board member at Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center, a Rotarian, and a member of Assemblyman Kevin Kiley’s Civic Advisory Committee.

She and her husband, Chris, have been married for 20 years and have five kids. As an adoptive mom of four children from foster care, Shanti is passionate about helping meet the needs of kids living in the foster care system, as well as supporting the families who adopt them. She and her family have lived in Placer County since 2005 and love to explore the vast wilderness and enjoy the many activities available to families in the area. Shanti loves spending time with her family, dog Huck, enjoying good chocolate, and getting to know the people in her community.


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