Susan has consistently shown her commitment to Employment First and best practices through her words, her actions, and her leadership. Susan’s knowledge, passion, and unrelenting push for the rights of all people are far beyond the scope of what is typically seen in the field. Susan is a sound decision maker, and her choices are irrefutably driven by what is best for the people we serve. Susan pushes for systems change to provide the opportunity for all people to be employed in their communities, and has gained a reputation among community leaders and service providers as being the go to person for best practices in employment services. Susan continues to make her mark on the community through her work with CIS and overall advocacy for the disability community.