Susan Loynd, MA, SHRM SCP, is the Director of Administration and Human Resources. Prior to joining WCMHS in 2002, she worked in the private sector for 15 years in a variety of leadership roles including; Human Resources, Administration and Accounting.
Susan received her Master’s degree in Literature, from the University of Kent in Canterbury England, after receiving her Bachelor’s from the University of Vermont, where she focused on English and Political Science. She also holds the SHRM SCP– Society for Human Resource Management’s Senior Certified Professional Certification. She has served in a variety of volunteer and elected roles for SHRM including the State Director for Vermont, and the Northeast Region’s representative of the Membership Advisory Committee.
Her focus and passion is supporting the people side of the agency. Through committee and project work, advocacy, policy writing and trainings, her ongoing vision is to create and sustain an engaged workforce.
Susan brings to the agency a passion for teaching and a flair for the dramatic. She is an adjunct faculty member at VTC, NVU, and CCV. She also teaches for SHRM on the state and national level. When she’s not on stage she sits on the Board of Directors for the Valley Players Theater in Waitsfield, and is a member of the PRIDE committee at Chandler in Randolph.