Susan Parker was raised in Orange, California. She graduated with a degree from California Lutheran University. Susan is a retired Santa Barbara business owner. She has served on the boards of Downtown Boys and Girls Club, Santa Barbara Education Foundation, Noah’s Anchorage, and as liaison to CALM’s board for the Auxiliary. Susan has been the Vice President of the Hutton Parker Foundation for 22 years and serves on the grant selection committee. She has been on the Museum’s Gala Committee multiple times. Susan’s interests include traveling, golf, hiking, gardening and lifelong learning.
“After years of sharing the SBMNH with my two sons, it is an honor to be asked on the board. The future of the Museum is even more important now with two granddaughters who want the Natural History Museum experience,” Sue Parker.