Our family moved to South Jordan in 1999. My husband, David, and I have four daughters.  At present we have nineteen grandchildren. The future of this great state is important to me as I watch my grandchildren grow. I want to ensure that they have an environment that is safe, an economy that allows them to prosper and opportunities to maximize their potential,
 
My husband works in the insurance field and owned a small business for 16 years.
 

Meet Susan

Susan and the granddaughters.

David and the grandsons..

 Education

I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Masters of Education Degree from BYU. The master’s degree is in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in policy. I studied Law, Policy, Leadership, Economics, etc.

Experience

 

Small Business

Worked with husband doing bookkeeping in their family business.

 

Taxing Entites Committee

Member of Taxing Entities Committee for Herriman, South Jordan, and West Jordan

 

Architectual Draftsman

Worked as an architectual draftsman in for an architect firm.

 

Vice-Chair of the Attendance Zone Advisory Commission

The Clark County School District is one of the largest and most rapidly growing districts in the nation.The school board formed a commission made up of members of the public (parents and business leaders) to study zoning issues in the district, conduct public input meetings, and recommend zoning changes to the school board each year.

 

President of the Parent Teacher Organization 

When all my children were in school I spent hours helping in the classroom. Also, I served as the President of the Parent Teacher Organization for two years.

 

Chair of the Oversight Panel for School Facilities 

 This task force committee was mandated by the state legislature to look for ways to fund school construction and make recommendations to the state legislature. The 11 member committee was made up of members of the county commission and city council, representatives from the business community, and higher education, and a member from the public with an interest in education.The school board appointed me to chair the committee because they felt that I would be able to bring all the entities together to find common ground and reasonable solutions.

 

Commissioner of the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools          Chair of Member Services Committee                            I served on a seven state regional accreditation committee, Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NAAS), as a member representing the public. This association issues accreditation to many schools in Utah including all the high schools in the Jordan School District. From this experience I learned what a quality school should look like and how our schools compare with those in other states.

 

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