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Susan Witts, specializing in sexual abuse prevention initiatives for over twelve years, has worked with a variety of grassroots, community nonprofit, criminal justice–based, and statewide organizations to improve services for sexual abuse survivors. She has facilitated sexual abuse intervention classes for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and formerly volunteered for over eleven years as a rape crisis and victims’ services advocate.


Susan has a bachelor’s degree in business from Northwood University and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Boston University. Susan has developed adult and youth education and prevention programs for the past fifteen years and was appointed to serve on city boards and commissions, receiving a recognition certificate from the mayor after six years of service. Susan is active in youth ministries and enjoys spending time with her husband of twenty-three years and her teenage and adult children and grandchildren.