Suzanne Leydecker received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a BA in Environmental Design and Planning. She also received a Master in Marriage and Family Counseling from The California Institute of Integral Studies. She currently resides in Aspen for the last 13 years after living in NYC for 10. During her time in NYC she spent seven years volunteering as one of the heads of the New York Junior League. Since moving to Aspen Suzanne has participated on numerous boards benefiting the community of Aspen and beyond. She has three grown children who are currently attending college and boarding schools. She has travelled extensively and has been to Africa three times over the last year with members of the Africa Foundation and is currently looking for some kind of employment that will help make a difference in the world.