Sandra Hirotsu earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her law degree from University of California Hastings College of the Law. Sandra worked as a litigation attorney in Southern California specializing in workers' compensation law before obtaining a LL.M. degree in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland. Sandra joined the Council in 2008 and served as Senior Counsel for 10 years.
She was named Administrative Division Director in November 2018.