Susan has spent the last nineteen years as a professional photographer, working for magazines, newspapers and wire services. Her credits include the National Geographic Society, the Ford Foundation, and the American Medical Association. She published her first photography book, “Mennonites in Texas: The Quiet in the Land,” in 2006. Susan received degrees from Vanderbilt University and The University of Texas, where she later taught photojournalism to undergraduate and graduate students.
Susan began volunteering for CfR in 1999 after producing a photo essay on CfR’s Vermont program for the American Medical Association. In 2005, she launched the Texas program and continues to serve as coordinator and co-retreat leader for two retreats annually. Susan joined the staff as a Regional Program Coordinator in June of 2010. Susan and her husband, Steven, live in Austin, TX and have a daughter, Sofia. They enjoy cooking, camping and fishing together.