Susan is a recently-retired professional engineer, who spent her career inspiring people to achieve big, innovative ideas. Now, she is passionate about standing up for the things that make Boulder great, as directed by the people who live and work here.
Let's not "pave paradise to put up a parking lot!"
Big Yellow Taxi
by Joni Mitchell
A Few of Susan's Highlights
Founder of the business sales program at Renewable Choice Energy, where she was instrumental in the sale of wind energy certificates to Whole Foods, nationwide.
Former Chair of Thorne Ecological Institute, where she helped bring the City, the school district and the non-profit sector together to change Sombrero Marsh from a dump to an environmental education center.
Former PLAN-Boulder County board member.
Co-founder of “The Blue Line”, a non-profit corporation informing Boulder residents about political, controversial and provocative city and community issues.
Activist for fair distribution of subsidies to underprivileged children at Columbine Elementary during the 6 years her son spent there.
Retired engineer and business executive with 40 years of worldwide experience leading teams to great success in structural engineering, electronic design automation, telecommunications and renewable energy.
Artsy and Adventurous
Susan is a long-time patron and appreciator of art in many forms. She has recently performed in local theater.
Having traveled far and wide for business and pleasure, including Europe, India, Asia, and Patagonia, Susan sees value in all cultures and ways of life.