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Suk joined the Office of Community & Civic Life (formerly the Office of Neighborhood Involvement) as Director in August 2017. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Strategy and Community Partnership at Northwest Health Foundation, where she led organizational efforts to align strategic thinking and programs for Foundation effectiveness and community impact. Including her tenure at the Foundation, some of her most meaningful professional experiences have been working with a wide range of organizations and sectors to increase the participation and influence of communities in the decisions that impact their lives. This has included serving as program director for an operating foundation engaging young people in the political process, program coordinator for a statewide association of community health centers and organizer for a bi-national network of community, labor, Native and student groups pursuing environmental and economic justice.
Suk immigrated to this country as a child and grew up in North Carolina. She received her master’s degree in whole systems design from Antioch University and bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College.