“AKA” Director of Operations
Susan provides support to SPARC’s administrative office, facilities, and the Board of Directors as well as acting as Ryan Ripperton’s right hand. She has been a member of the SPARC family since February of 2012. In her 20 years of dedication to non-profit organizations in Richmond and Seattle, mostly in the conservation arena, she now brings her wealth of administrative expertise to SPARC. She holds a BS in Environmental Science from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia and she studied fine art photography at the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle, Washington.