Sue joined CRC in 2000. She plays dual roles in the center’s US-based program. As a trained communications specialist, Sue provides public outreach and media relations for the center’s Rhode Island and United States work. She also helps facilitate public processes for coastal management projects, primarily the Aquidneck Island and Ocean Special Area Management Plans (SAMPs). Before joining CRC, Sue worked for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation and served in both reporter and editor capacities at several community newspapers in Rhode Island. Sue has an master’s and bachelor’s in English.