Susan Pinkus is the Director of the Los Angeles Times Poll
As Acting Director, Susan Pinkus guided the Times Poll through the 1996 election year and was promoted to the position of Director in March 1997. Under Pinkus' leadership the Times Poll has continued to focus on both local and national issues, measuring the surge in Latino voting in Los Angeles during the 1997 mayoral election and tracking the nation's shifting attitudes toward the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal throughout 1998. Pinkus was formally Field Director for the LA Times Poll. In 1984 she was promoted to Assistant Director, the Acting Director, before finally being named Director of the Poll. She is also on the board of the Roper Center, and multiple other polling associations.