Susan, a native of Boston, MA, has sailed and raced on the waters of Massachusetts Bay since she was 6 years old. At 9, she was racing her own Lawley. Susan graduated to 110's and Ensigns, and for the last 17 years has raced 210s. In recent years, she has experienced the joys of cruising. She is the mother of 4 daughters and 1 son and grandmother to 11. She was the advisor and coach to the sailing team of Wheaton College. At US SAILING, Susan is chairman of the Council of Sailing Associations and the immediate past chairman of the U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship, a position she held for five years. Susan is also a former member of the Board of Directors of US SAILING.She became a member of the Board of NWSA in 2001. Susan served from 2014 to 2016 as Vice President.