Suzanne Planck

Family Services Coordinator

Suzanne is a native Californian who moved to Oregon in search of a greener, more peaceful place to raise her family. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor’s in Nutrition, then worked a nurse and homemaker before she joined the nonprofit world. “I believe in working to improve the lives of others and to make a true difference. I’m inspired by true, active compassion; this compassion asks us to get uncomfortable and inconvenienced. I admire those that are willing to put the needs of others before their own desires and comforts.”

Suzanne is driven by this compassion, working with the Family Services Director to support FAmilies by fostering connections, providing educational materials, finding resources, and planning meaningful meetings. A self-professed coffee addict, Suzanne loves spending time with her family and friends, serving the community, and being outdoors. Her perfect Sunday involves taking a nap after a big brunch at church and anticipating her kids coming home for dinner.

What are you known for around the office?
Baking goodies! Feeding people—it’s one way I show love.

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