Our family moved to South Jordan in 1999. My husband, David, and I have four daughters. At present we have twenty 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.
Susan and the granddaughters.
David and the grandsons..
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 and Community Service
Committees and Boards
Utah Board of Juvenile Justice (UBJJ)
Utah State Opioid Task Force
Resilient Utah Advisory Board
Golden Gate Movement Board of Directors - Vice President
Worked with husband doing bookkeeping in their family business.
Worked as an architectual draftsman in for an architect firm.
Vice-Chair of the Attendance Zone Advisory Commission
The Clark County School District 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.