Susan Hockensmith

Compassionate Welfare

Sue is passionately devoted to serving children, and persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is a co-founder and Board member of Pony Bird, Inc., a nonprofit organization in Jefferson County, providing homes and services for developmentally disabled, and medically fragile, individuals. She served on the Boards of Education of the De Soto Public Schools and Parkway School District. She serves on the Board of the Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association and is member of the St. Louis Chapter of the Alumni Association. Sue is an owner of Lakeside Children’s Academy in St. Louis County and a member of P.E.O.

Sue is married to Dana, has a daughter, Angela, who is married to John (sons Noah and Luke) from Shawnee, Kansas and daughter, Laura, who is married to Joe who live in Manchester.