closeup of Susan RIchards susan@ciswa.org Work: 253.248.1991 ext. 125Cell: 206.915.1327

Susan has a strong understanding of Communities In Schools and has demonstrated her commitment and passion for the work through her tenure as the Executive Director of Communities In Schools of Renton from 1994-2008. She holds an MSW with an Administration Concentration from the University of Washington and has an extensive background in social services, corporate finance and management.

Over the past 20 years, Susan has served on numerous local and regional boards and participated on key CIS initiatives including the National Evaluation Advisory Committee for the five year evaluation study and the Total Quality System Development Committee and the Total Quality System Governance Committee which developed and now oversee the implementation of the national accreditation.