Susanna Marking is a communications professional with 12 years in the federal government, and currently serving in the public affairs office at the Federal Protective Service, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Prior to working at FPS, Susanna served four years at the Federal Emergency Management Agency doing media relations and serving as an agency liaison to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments. Prior to FEMA, she spent seven years with the U.S. Forest Service in South Dakota as a public information officer – doing media relations, videography, social media, and web content management.
In 2011, Susanna was selected to be a Presidential Management Fellow and experienced assignments at the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Coast Guard. She has also served at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Partnership for Public Service, Civil Air Patrol, Collie Rescue Inc, and several other nonprofit organizations.
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