Sue Hoppin

Sue Hoppin is a nationally recognized expert on military spouse and family issues working to bridge the cultural gap between government, private and public groups and military communities. She is an advocate, published author and consultant with has more than 20 years of experience and expertise in military community programs. In 2012, Sue was appointed by President Obama to the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy.  In 2010, Sue founded  the National Military Spouse Network, a professional development and networking membership organization supporting the professional career and entrepreneurial goals of military spouses.  In 2007, Sue co-authored, “A Family’s Guide to the Military” for the popular Dummies series; the book was selected for First Lady of the Marine Corp’s Recommended Reading List in 2012 then again in 2013.

Sue is an avid volunteer having served on the Board of Directors for Blue Star Families, as Military Family Liaison to Fairfax County School Superintendent’s Business and Community Advisory Council and on the Air Force Charity Ball Committee that has raised over $6 million for the Air Force Aid Society since its inception in 2004.

Sue holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of Denver, a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Oklahoma and an executive post graduate certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown University.

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