Susan Busby is a retired Educator who worked as a teacher and Elementary School Principal for the Halton District School Board for 30 years. She has an undergraduate degree in History and a Masters of Education.
In her retirement, she has volunteered extensively within the community. She was Chair of the Board at Nelson Youth Centres, Chair of the Board at the Halton Learning Foundation,
Chair of the Board of Governors at Joseph Brant Hospital, and Chair of the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation Board. She has worked on fundraising event committees for all of these organizations as well as Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Halton, the Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington Flood Relief and in support of Breast Cancer services and equipment. She currently sits as a member of the Our New Era Campaign Cabinet in support of the Redevelopment of Joseph Brant Hospital.
She was honoured in 2014 to receive the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Golden Horseshoe Chapter. In 2017, Susan received sesquicentennial recognition for her community service from both the Provincial and Federal Governments.
Susan has lived in Burlington since 1975 with her husband Bob. They have two adult children and three grandchildren. In her leisure time, Susan likes to travel, read, knit and remain physically active.