Title: Executive Director
Phone: (909) 912-1962
Ross Hutchings began his service as Executive Director for the California Self Storage Association (CSSA) on August 6, 2018. He comes to CSSA with more than 30 years’ experience managing non-profit organizations. Hutchings’ experience has covered all three disciplines of non-profit - professional societies, trade associations and charitable organizations. He has served as both a dedicated executive as well as spent 10 years with an association management company where he managed more than a dozen organizations, usually managing 2 – 3 simultaneously. Some of the organizations he has served as Executive Director have been the Western States Carwash Association, CA Peace Officers’ Association, CA Travel Industry Association, CA Police Chiefs Association, CA Insurance Wholesalers Association, and more.
With a degree in Public Relations & Organizational Communications from Brigham Young University, Hutchings also graduated from the US Chamber “Institute for Organizational Management” and achieved the Certified Association Executive (CAE) status from the American Society of Association Executives, the highest honor in the non-profit profession. Residing in Roseville (suburb of Sacramento) Ross’ interests include spending time with his wife Carol, six children, four grandchildren, music/concerts, gardening/landscaping, travel and involvement in his community.