Odessa Crime Stoppers CEO
Susan began her Crime Stoppers career in 1988 as an Odessa Crime Stoppers, Inc., board member. Subsequently, she was elected board secretary in 1989 and board chair in 1991. In 1993, she became the CEO for the program managing the daily administrative duties as well as media relations, tip management, grant writing and law enforcement liaison. In 1995, Governor George W. Bush appointed Susan as a member of the Texas Crime Stoppers Advisory Council where she served as vice chair and chair of the Education Steering Committee. Susan was appointed again to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council by Governors Perry and Abbott and served from 2013-2017.
Additionally, Susan received the Texas Crime Stoppers Coordinator of the Year award in 1997 and again in 2005. In 2018, she was awarded the Richard Carter Lifetime Achievement award. She has been an instructor for Texas Crime Stoppers, Crime Stoppers USA and Texas Association for Crime Stoppers for many years. Susan is a past Crime Stoppers USA board member and former LE Coordinator for Energy Crime Stoppers. She currently serves on numerous boards including the Texas Association for Crime Stoppers, Odessa REAP sex-offender compliance team, and the Odessa Mayor’s Drug & Crime Commission.