Susan Burton
National Grassroots Advocacy Director

Meet Susan


Susan joined NACHC in January 2019 after 18 years working for the public policy and advocacy agency of The United Methodist Church. Susan equipped and mobilized people of faith to stand up for the health, safety and rights of women and girls around the world. Formed by faith and generations of family dedicated to public service, Susan is excited to be part of NACHC to support the mission and rich legacy of Community Health Centers.


Susan grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and moved to Washington, DC after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with an undergraduate degree in Biology. After coordinating educational initiatives on college campuses and interfaith communities, Susan completed a graduate degree in Counseling and Personnel Service at the University of Maryland in College Park.


Susan loves being a mother of two teenage girls. She enjoys attending their concerts, sporting events and Girl Scout activities. Susan’s goal is to consistently work toward a world where all of our children can thrive.

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