Susie has dedicated her life to caring for and protecting people – as a Registered Nurse team leader in community care with Vancouver Coastal Health, and as a member of the Royal Canadian Navy Reserves for over 40 years.
Susie and her husband are the parents of two adult daughters and were foster parents for 12 years. They provided a safe home for teenagers in crisis and supported them to get back to their families.
Susie’s nursing career has also taken her overseas, teaching nursing students in Saipan and working in children’s psychiatry in Hawaii.
Susie is an active member of Girl Guides of Canada and a former leader. She has also been a Sun Run clinic leader for 25 years, helping people in her community to be more active.
With deep roots in the North Shore community, Susie has called the Lynn Valley home since 1988, where her kids grew up attending local schools and participating in community sports.
Susie’s husband Rick runs a home-based business, repairing and maintaining augmentative technology for people with significant disabilities.