Susan Rene Christopher was initiated into the Gamma Gamma Chapter at Shenandoah University in the Spring of 2010, where she served as chapter treasurer, president, and received the Sword of Honor. While at Shenandoah, she earned a double bachelor’s degree in Violin and Mass Communications, as well as a graduate certificate in Non Profit Management. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology. She is currently affiliated with the Winchester Alumnae Chapter where she has served as the Webmistress, Editor, Vice President of Ritual and President. This is Susan’s second term on the Philanthropies board and she has also previously served as the People-to-People Director.
Before working on the SAI Philanthropies, Inc. Board, Susan worked for the Bridgewater Virginia Historical Society. In this position she assisted the board in building the new organization from year one and on. She assisted in duties from organization and development, to fundraising and performing at benefit concerts. Susan is currently a musician in the Staunton, Virginia area with her husband as well as a violinist with the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra. She also works as an Office Administrator at a government defense contracting company.