Susan McPherson has only served on staff as Director of Public Policy & Military Affairs since 2012, however, she is no newcomer to the Columbia Chamber. She previously served on the Chamber Board of Directors, chaired the Issues Committee, and is a graduate of Leadership Columbia. A native of Columbia and graduate of USC, Susan joined the Columbia Chamber after working in community relations/government affairs for International Paper for 28 years. Susan loves outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. She is also actively involved in USO, AUSA, Senior Resources, City Center Partnership, Palmetto Health Foundation and MDA.