Sue works part-time as
technical support specialist and trainer in the Ravenswood City School District in
East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park, where she helped implement a major "computers
in the classroom" effort, prepared grants applications, organized donations
of time and equipment, and building on skills learned over the years as a
computer scientist and as a school and community volunteer. Sue serves in many volunteer positions,
including as a board member and treasurer of the Ravenswood Education Foundation and as
director of the Menlo
Park Family History Center of The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the library being one of the major
resources for genealogical research in the San Francisco Bay Area and a branch
of the largest genealogy facilities in the world.
From February 2005 to August 2006 Sue served as a senior missionary at one of the first Institute Outreach Centers for Young Single Adults of the LDS Church, stationed in Hamburg, Germany with her husband Ken. (Both she and Ken speak German.)
For many years Sue taught an
early morning seminary class to high school students in Palo Alto.
Sue has helped organize and
stage The Annual Christmas Crèche Exhibit,
a Palo Alto tradition of the LDS Church.
Sue was active at both of the local high schools, in the PTSA Council and with the school board in promoting improvement in all the schools in the district,
Sue described her experience in the November 2006 issue of the BYU Computer Science Alumni Association newsletter recounted here.