1st Vice President | Local League: Amherst

Susan Millinger has lived in Shutesbury since 2008; she joined the Amherst LWV in 2010. She was Publicity and Public Relations chair, 2012-2014; Editor of the electronic bulletin, 2016-2020; and on the Board, now Steering Committee, 2012-2014 and 2017 to the present. She was convener of the 2019-2020 Centennial Commemoration Committee, and is a member of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee. Elected to the LWVMA Board in 2020, Susan is a member of the DEI and Membership Committees and a co-chair of Program Planning for 2021-2023.  In Shutesbury she currently serves on the Council on Aging and the Cemetery Commission.

A New England native, before moving back Susan spent thirty-three years teaching history and humanities and developing experience in committee service at Roanoke College in Virginia. A Wellesley alumna, she did her graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley, receiving her PhD in 1974. She taught at Lakehead University in northwestern Ontario before moving to Virginia.