Susan has a long history working in the social services and non-profit sectors to provide resources and increased awareness of those in need within Lake County and internationally. Most recently, her background includes event and program planning, community development for Dickinson Hall, City of Lake Forest; and oversight of grant applications and fundraising for the Chicago Area Peace Corps Association. She possess strong management skills and spent several years in human resource consulting. Susan has also shared her time in a number of community volunteer roles including chairing Warren Township High school football parent association, board member for Warren Township High School Athletic Boosters, and on the advisory board committee for Warren Township Youth Services.
Susan holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Loyola University in Chicago along with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Illinois State University in Bloomington, IL. Susan resides in Lake County with her husband and two children.