Suzanne has been active in a variety of art organizations in Texas and New Mexico for more than 40 years. She has served 9 years on the Board of Directors for the International Folk Art Alliance, where she was secretary for 2 years. She has been on the IFAA Advisory Board and is returning as an active IFAA board member this year. Suzanne is currently on the Advisory Board of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation and a charter member of the Texas Women for the Arts. Suzanne has served on the Board of Directors of the Taos Art Museum and City of San Angelo Public Arts Commission. She has served as Trustee Chairman of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council, the Texas Association of Museums Trustees, and Texans for the Arts, as well as working with numerous civic organizations. She attended Christies’ Decorative Arts Summer School in New York City and participated in many national conferences of the Museum Trustee Association, International Majolica Society, and New York Silver Society. Suzanne has designed day and evening handbags, clothing, jewelry, and home interiors using antique and ethnic components. She and her husband, Joel, split their time between San Angelo, Texas, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are collectors of Gorham Martele silver, antique and ethnic textiles, Tlaquepaque pottery, majolica pottery, American illustrators, and other New Mexico and California artists.