Susan Sullivan has lived in the parish for over 30 years. She has been a member of Springfield parish council since 2006 and served as the Council Chairman for 11 years. She is most proud of the work to add the library extension to the Springfield parish centre and developing the Beaulieu Community Trust and its building.
Following the 2023 governance review split of Springfield parish council into 3 parts, Susan became the founding Chairman of Chelmer Village council. She is working to get the new council established and serving the residents of Chelmer Village.