Sue believes that government's role is to serve the people with skill, honesty and integrity. Sue has been active in public service her whole life. An attorney, mother and farmer, she brings a wide breadth of experience to the community. Through the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, Sue volunteers her skills as an attorney to help women who have been abused by their spouses and immigrants ready to become citizens. At Detroit Horse Power, she volunteers to help children learn skills they need to succeed in school and life through horseback riding. She is involved in efforts to keep our water clean, our working lands productive, and our rural areas beautiful and healthy.
Sue is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and has a masters degree in Resource Policy from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment (now SEAS).
Sue has served as a Northfield Township Trustee, on the Board of the Huron River Watershed Council, and is currently Chair of the Washtenaw County Agricultural Lands Preservation Advisory Committee (ALPAC), and Chair of the Northfield Township Land Preservation Committee and on the Board of the Northfield Township Historical Society. She is a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association.