Susan is one of the original founding members of ITV. Susan started volunteering for Evansville Animal Control in the summer of 2010 after returning to her hometown of Evansville from Indianapolis. Seeing the dire need to help animals in Evansville, Susan worked with a dedicated group of volunteers to formally form ITV in November 2010. Susan has devoted her heart and soul to ITV since its inception. Susan is a lawyer and helped form the Vanderburgh County Animal Cruelty Task Force. She served as a volunteer Special Prosecutor for the task force from 2012-2015. Susan has successfully prosecuted numerous animal cruelty cases resulting in guilty pleas or convictions. Susan is also one of the founding members of the Evansville Partnership for Animal Welfare (EPAW).
Susan and her husband, Patrick, also passionately support an orphanage in Western Kenya, Patrick’s native country. Patrick is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship at Rollins College. Patrick and Susan partner to bring disadvantaged teenagers and dogs together in several programs. Both are actively involved in numerous community organizations. Susan and Patrick share their home with 4 dogs and countless foster dogs that come and go!