Susan Crane joined SkillUp Washington as Executive Director in 2010. For the prior 13 years, Ms. Crane served as Executive Director of Port Jobs.
She previously worked as a Supervising Analyst and policy analyst for the Seattle City Council, focusing on public safety, labor policy, personnel, and housing and human services. She served as the public member of the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council from 1999-2013, and is a member of the Adult Education Advisory Council (AEAC) of the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges. Ms. Crane serves on the Leadership Council of the National Skills Coalition and is a founding member of the National Network of Sector Partners.
Ms. Crane holds a master’s degree in public administration from Seattle University and is an alumna of Harvard University’s Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.
Susan has served on the board since 2015. She is a mayoral appointee.