Susan has over 12 years of Chamber work in Leadership programs and membership relations at the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce in Nevada and five years as Events and Projects Coordinator for the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce. She was recognized as a Citizen of Distinction in 2004 in Las Vegas, NV & Employee of the Year at Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce in 2001. The best part of Susan’s job at the Chamber is getting to meet new people in the community.

Outside of the Chamber, Susan keeps busy with crafting. Susan is the Secretary of the Albuquerque Mini Makers and a 40-year member of the National Assocation of Miniature Enthusiasts.
She is Founder & President of the Visionary Arts & Crafts Guild since January 2015. She is also a member of the Amateur Ballroom Dancer’s Association.

Susan also has her own business: Susie’s SpecialTeas LLC. This business features handcrafted decorative miniature scenes under glass and teacup and saucer décor. She sells locally at craft fairs and also online on her website She has been created scale dollhouse miniatures for over 40 years as a hobby. Susan is an Independent Tea Consultant for Tealightful ,a direct sells company featuring Tea party tastings in your home or business for the past 5 years.  You can purchase teas, scones and tea related items directly from her or going to her website at