Suellen Brazil has been an active GFWC Board of Directors member for more than 30 years since being Alabama’s Director of Junior Clubs, serving as Chairman of Junior Education, Juniorettes, Safety, Leadership, State President, Southern Region President, and GFWC Treasurer, Secretary, Second Vice President, and First Vice President.
Passionately committed to leadership development, personally and for others, her background and skills were vastly broadened while gaining various perspectives serving in all Alabama and Southern Region elected offices. As GFWC First Vice President and Second Vice Presidents, she has continued her commitment to enhance growth of the 51 State Presidents and 107 GFWC Chairmen/Committee Members. As Leadership Chairman, she directed a 73% increase in GFWC State LEADS programs and provided comprehensive state and District seminar templates. She frequently speaks at state LEADS seminars.
Leading HOBY’s International Leadership Seminar as the National Volunteer Chairman and with 12 years of continued national service, Suellen gained far-reaching growth applicable today. Focused on strengthening connections with International Affiliates, she knows the value of being an international organization.
Suellen applies the national perspective, organizational expertise, and collaborative skills developed throughout 49 years in diverse leadership roles. With a rich background and extensive experience, Suellen is a highly enthusiastic, dynamic leader whose dedication and passion are unwavering.
A native Alabamian, she and husband Billy have two sons, and three adorable grandchildren. Retired after 44 years with Baldwin County Schools, she concluded her career as Executive Elementary Administrator, supervising 28 schools, 18,000 students, and all employees.