Susan has worked in Yukon and B.C. as a geoscientist for more than 25 years for publicly-listed mining companies, territorial and federal governments, First Nations, and industry groups. She successfully led the Environmental Assessment process for NovaGold’s Galore Creek project and played a key role in establishing the landmark Participation Agreement with the Tahltan Nation. In the early 1990s while working on the Brewery Creek gold mine project near Dawson City, she collaborated with the local First Nation to implement one of the first Socio-economic Accords in Canada.
- Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Calgary; Masters of Science in Geology and Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University
- President/CEO and Director of Northern Freegold for six years
- History of active participation in community organizations, including Director and former Chair of the Yukon Mineral Advisory Board, Director of the Association of Mineral Exploration B.C., Chair of the Mineral Exploration Roundup (B.C.), Director of the Yukon Chamber of Mines, Chair of the Vancouver Mineral Exploration Group, and Board Member of Yukon Reads Association