Susan is a dedicated wife and proud mom of two adult Eagle Scouts. She has been an active scouter for over 20 years working with the Seneca District and NCAC. Susan has worked on the Pack Committee while her two sons were in Cubs and helped with event logistics, outings, and award ceremonies. She finally crossed over into Scouts when her youngest moved up from Arrow of Light to Scout. At the troop level, Susan served the unit in a myriad of ways. She was an Assistant Scout Master, Troop Committee member, Summer Camp chaperone, and Merit Badge counselor just to name a few.
Susan has worn many hats at the district level including, Cub Scout Day Camp Nature Station Master, Member-at-Large on Seneca District Committee, District Membership committee, Climb Master, and Family Scouting Champion. Having served on the District Camporee Committee since its inception, 8 years ago, she assists with planning and running stations. Susan personally designed some popular stations like the A-Frame, Branding, and Blacksmith. Additionally, she even brought onboard several scouters from another district, who now volunteer every year.
At the Council level, Susan participates in the NCAC Jewish Committee on Scouting and has worked to organize events for various holidays and festivals, the annual merit badge fair, and serves as a counselor for the Jewish religious scout awards. Outside of Scouting, Susan has been very active in her local and religious communities. She served as a volunteer coordinator, school field trip chaperone, Chief Election Judge, mentor for the Future Voters program, and facilitator for AARP tax program.
At the Button Farm Living History Center, Susan was the Volunteer Coordinator for their Germantown Flea Market partnership and was a docent for visitors and school tours. Susan served over 12 years as Chief Election Judge and Mentor for Montgomery County’s Future Voters program. During COVID, Susan became a Facilitator with the AARP Tax-Aide program. One of Susan’s favorite activities was acting as a field trip chaperone for her kids’ school.
Susan served over 12 years as a religious schoolteacher at Congregation Or Hadash, grades K through 7. With her husband, Susan served as Havurot, or Fellowship, Coordinator for monthly family Sabbath dinners and Coordinator for after-service refreshments. On a lighter note, Susan loves to sing alto in the congregation’s choir.
Congratulations to Susan and the 2022 Silver Beaver Class!