Secretary Susan Flaherty
Susan Flaherty has lived in the Lake Orion Community Schools district for over 15 years. She is a product of Michigan public schools and received both her BA in Political Science/Pre-Law and Executive MBA from Michigan State University. She is also the first member of her family to earn a college degree and graduated in the Top 10 of her Executive MBA class.
Susan is enthusiastic about community involvement and is currently a Paint Creek Elementary Bond Committee member, school volunteer, and community volunteer. As one of the newest members to the Board, she’s looking forward to contributing to the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy that will optimize outcomes for students and establish Lake Orion Community Schools as a benchmark district.
Susan is a former business executive with over 25 years of experience in the Automotive and Telecommunications industries. She has held executive management positions in Purchasing, Facilities, Human Resources, and Business Strategy. She has a successful, proven track record of implementing strategies, managing budgets, streamlining processes, and defining policies.
Susan is now a full-time, stay-at-home Mom… the most challenging and rewarding job ever! She and her husband Michael have been married for nearly 20 years. They are the proud parents of an amazing daughter who attends Paint Creek Elementary. Susan enjoys traveling, biking, entertaining, and making memories with her family.