Councilmember Rhonda Shader has lived in Placentia with her husband Frank for over 15 years. They have two adult children: Chantal Shader a graduate of Valencia High School and Point Loma Nazarene University, who is currently working for FedEx, and Zachary NewComer a graduate of Orange Lutheran High School of Orange County and Vanguard University, who is currently an Auditor at Marcum. Rhonda owns an insurance agency in Fullerton where she regularly employs 3-5 people.
Rhonda has over 30 years of professional experience in the areas of law, banking, mortgage banking and risk management. She has served as an Economic Development Commissioner in the City of Fullerton, is a past President of the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce, current Chair of Discovery Depot a preschool in Yorba Linda and serves in multiple non-profit organizations in leadership positions and as an active member, including her church where she has been a volunteer Treasurer and Board Member for the last 9 years.
Rhonda received her Bachelor of Management Degree from University of Phoenix and her Paralegal Degree from Rancho Santiago College. She graduated high school from nearby Buena Park High School.