Susan and her family joined IFFP in 1999 and her daughter, Katie Colarulli, attended IFFP Sunday School through Coming of Age. Susan grew up in Silver Spring, and is a founding member of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda. She received her BA from Boston University and her JD from Catholic University and retired from George Washington University several years ago, having worked for many years in the University’s President’s, Human Resources, and General Counsel’s offices. Both Katie and Susan’s stepson, who has two kids, live in DC and Susan enjoys them as well as her two dogs. She also volunteers at a local preschool that is part of an organization working with homeless families to provide housing and help them become self-sufficient.