Sue joins the Garrison Institute from the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, where she served as the Director of Development and Communications. In this role, Sue worked closely with the Board of Directors, Co-Executive Directors, and senior staff to create and implement a comprehensive fundraising and communications plan for the organization. She also cultivated relationships with institutional and individual donors, executed their annual giving campaigns, and oversaw special events. Prior to her work at the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, Sue worked in development and advancement at CancerCare in New York City, where for 11 years she was their Senior Director of Development and External Advancement.
In her new role as Director of Advancement, Development, and Communications at the Garrison Institute, Sue will lead in fundraising, branding and promotion, communications, management of staff, and leadership as part of the senior team. With the support and leadership of co-founder Diana Rose, Sue will work to raise funds for the organization through individual giving, major gifts, foundations, and other strategic partnerships. Sue is excited to bring her passion for Garrison’s mission, and experience in development at non-profit organizations to the Garrison Institute.
About The Garrison Institute
The Garrison Institute was established in 2003 as a not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization that explores the intersection of contemplation and engaged action in the world. Since its founding, the Institute has made the case for the relevance of contemplative-based approaches to social and environmental change, and demonstrated that they can be applied in practical, evidence-based ways while meeting scientific rigor and providing measurable, pragmatic results. The Garrison Institute provides several offerings and programs, including The Garrison Institute Fellowship, the Contemplative Based Resilience Project, Pathways to Planetary Health, and Compassionate Leadership. To learn more, please visit www.garrisoninstitute.org.