Green Festival Speakers
Susan joined The Better World Group – a firm recognized for its background and expertise in policy and communications strategy – in January 2008 as Executive Vice President, and is based in the company’s Silicon Valley office. She is known statewide for her expertise in public policy development, coalition management and nonprofit lobbying/advocacy, having served as CEO and in several senior-level roles in nonprofit organizations over the last 20-plus years. Previously, Susan served as the President & CEO of the Bay Area-based Steven and Michele Kirsch Foundation and, before that, President & CEO of the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of Stanford University, she has been a member of the Board of Directors for the California League of Conservation Voters since November 2005, and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research and Coalition for Clean Air.