Susan Crutchfield, Executive Director with Antique & Amusement Photographers International.

Susan Crutchfield is a native of Henry County and graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications.  She has over fifteen years of strategic management and planning experience in organizational leadership, business development, marketing, budget planning, communications, evidence-based practices, philanthropy, and collaboration. Susan moved to Kissimmee, Florida in 1994 with her son Joshua.  She started working for the Osceola / Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce as the Small Business Area Council Coordinator in 1997.  She created the Small Business Development Center for Osceola County as well as helped create the Give Kids Safe Shelter organization. From 1999 until 2012, she was the Youth Project Director for the non-profit organization, Community Vision.  She coordinated several youth leadership programs as well as other youth initiatives in the community. During her tenure with Community Vision, Susan also served as Executive Director for Give Kids Safe Shelter from 2003 to 2006.  While in the Kissimmee community, she held a seat on eight Children's non-profit boards and was instrumental in their board development.  She helped start the Children's Advocacy Center in Osceola County.  In 2010, the Florida Department of Children and Families recognized her as a Champion for Children.  She received the volunteer of the year from the State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem program in 2011.   In 2012, after 18 years in Florida, Susan left Community Vision to move back to her childhood home in Hampton, Georgia to help take care of her aging parents.  She became Executive Director of Antique & Amusement Photographers International Association which allows her flexibility to work from home. 

 

Since moving back to Georgia, Susan has served on the Children’s Advocacy Center Board, PCAHC Board, Hampton Main Street Advisory Board, and Paint Henry County Blue Child Abuse Awareness Campaign Planning Board. She rejoined the PCAHC Board in the Spring of 2016 and was elected as President of the Board later that Fall.

 

Email Susan at susankcrutchfield@gmail.com