Susan majored in politics at Earlham. While at the College, she was active in The Earlham Word and Gospel Revelations.
She became a Registered Nurse and completed a Master of Science at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, and became a certified nurse midwife. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, Rob, and their son, Marco (born in 2013). Susan is a stay-at-home mom.
She began her term on the Alumni Council in 2015 where she is a member of the Off-Campus Affairs Committee. Her favorite memories of Earlham include studying abroad in London, autumn days on the Heart, incredible friendships and dedicated faculty.