Sue worked at the Romeoville Recreation Department from 1981 until 1992. She left Romeoville to go to the Channahon Park District until 2002 at which time she accepted her current position as the Executive Director of the Lockport Township Park District. She is a Trustee for the Village of Romeoville and is President of the Tri-county Special Recreation Association.
She graduated from North Central College in 1979 with a double major in Recreation Administration and Psychology. She received her Master of Arts Degree in Recreation Administration in 1999 from Aurora University.
As a Trustee for the Village of Romeoville, Sue sits on the Economic Development Commission and the Green Team.
Sue moved to the Honeytree Subdivision in 1988 where she currently resides. During her tenure at the Romeoville Recreation department Sue was involved with the Village in may aspects including volunteering on committees such as the Parade Association, Operation Christmas, the Beautification Committee and the Miss Romeoville Contest. She coached girls softball and was a member of the Romeoville Jaycees. Her social activities included women's softball and co-recreational volleyball.
Sue has also been active in her profession volunteering on many committees through the Illinois Park and Recreation Association including the Health and Wellness Committee, the State Conference Committee, the Fundraising Committee, the BMW Golf Event Committee and the Facility Management Section. She has held various elected positions for the South Suburban Park and Recreation Professional Association including President. She volunteered on numerous committees including the Legislative Committee
Speaking engagements include the University of Illinois, and the University of St. Francis, and educational sessions at the Illinois Park and Recreation State Conference, and the National Parks and Recreation Congress.
Sue has published three articles for the Illinois Park and Recreation magazine. One of those articles received Best Research Article of the year.
Awards Sue has received include the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award conferred by the Illinois Jaycees and Professional of the Year conferred by the South Suburban Parks and Recreation Professional Association.