Susanâ€™s crisp and accurate editing skills have served her well as Secretary on the Board of Directors for three non-profit organizations. Susan is an active participant in the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation as editor of foundation materials, and served for several years as the charity auction coordinator (Boston Chapter) for the international education foundation Room to Read.
As a freelancer, Susan has contributed dozens of profiles and features on interesting personalities and cultural events to local newspapers and regional magazines. On Cape Cod, she coves people who re-invent themselves after retirement, as well as health, interior design, pets, the elderly and beauty. For the primary weekly newspaper In Needham, MA, she recently interviewed two of the Lost Boys of Sudan. She has also published humorous pieces, and composes roasts for retirement parties, birthdays and anniversary celebrations.
A long-time member of the Boston Speaker Series, Susan attends lectures, author readings, films and Broadway theatre regularly. The married mother of two has an active family life that includes an 11 year-old rescue dog, Oscar. She plays competitive doubles tennis, practices yoga, hikes and loves to cook.
Served as international editor for daily high tech news service for 5 years. Analyze and cover and local business trends in Needham (MA) and on Cape Cod as freelancer.
Summarized child psychiatrist and psychologist lecture series for local paper; conducted Q&A with renowned anorexia expert.
Covered parent issues, local theatre, art contests, library events and children's concerts for local newspaper.
Compile and edit all written materials for a cancer research foundation, and a yacht club.
Summarized dog shows; interviewed the town animal control officer; wrote about two rescue dog organizations and a national canine companion organization that trains dogs to help Wounded Warriors live independently.
Covered holiday house tours, lighting trends and decorative glass for local newspapers and regional magazines.
Compiled before-and-after beauty makeovers; covered beauty consultants and pageants; conducted Q&A with plastic surgeon.
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