A 5th generation native of Nevada County, Sue lives on the family ranch in Penn Valley, CA which has been in operation since late 1870. She is very active in the community and has worked with a variety of organizations including the Nevada County Farm Bureau as a Board Member and past President for 2 terms; serving as a Director on the California Farm Bureau Federation District 15 Nevada/Yuba Sutter/Butte; serving as a Board member and past Chairman of the Nevada County Agriculture Advisory Commission; serving as a Board member and past President of the Nevada County Resource Conservation District; and serving as a member of the Penn Valley Area Municipal Advisory Council. Sue is affiliated with the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce, Placer Nevada Cattlewomen, Tahoe Cattleman, and California Cattleman, and has served on the UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center Research Advisory Committee, participated in the Nevada County Citizens Academy and is honored with a Blue Ribbon Award from the Nevada County Fair. Sue is currently the District 4 Supervisor in Nevada County and serves as a Director on the FSCNC Board of Directors.