Susan Lubeck became National Field Director in 2016, after serving for six years as Bay Area Regional Director. During her tenure, the Bay Area developed a deep bench of volunteer leaders; contributed to significant victories with key partners in tax fairness, domestic worker legislation, and criminal justice reform; launched racial justice initiatives; took the Jeremiah Fellowship to new levels of effectiveness; and developed significant partnerships in the progressive movement statewide. Susan has been active in social justice work since college, with particular focus on economic and racial justice and LGBTQ freedom. Over the years, she has pursued her commitment to social change through a variety of avenues, including public interest law, policy advocacy, consulting to nonprofit and social change groups, and congregation-based community organizing. Susan received her undergraduate degree at Yale University and her JD at Stanford University. She is also an alumna of the Selah "Executive" cohort. Susan is passionate about our power as Jews, connected in community, and drawing on the wisdom of our tradition as a force for justice and healing.