Emeritus Trustee | SEEDS – Access Changes Everything
Susan Present became involved with SEEDS after being introduced to the organization by one of its inspiring alumni. Committed to educational access and opportunity for deserving students, she served as a SEEDS trustee from 2006-2017, Board Chair from 2011-2015, and Honorary Vice-Chair from 2015-2017. Susan also founded Friends of SEEDS, a volunteer group designed to support, enhance and enrich the SEEDS student experience. Susan currently serves on the advisory board of Hendricks Chapel at Syracuse University, is a co-chair of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey, and is a founding chair of the Women Fighting Hunger council of the Community Food Bank of NJ. A graduate of Tufts University, Susan had careers at Christie’s auction house and in the public relations arena.