With outstanding organizational, implementation, and facilitation skills, Suzanne provides essential assistance to project managers in organizing details, documenting processes, and communicating status updates for major programs and projects.
With extensive experience coordinating subconsultants, she also reviews and develops project documentation (such as project management plans and project handbooks); organizes status updates such as monthly progress reports; creates and administers interviews, surveys, and studies; helps clients prioritize and implement goals and actions; conducts project research and summarizes research findings; and manages and facilitates meetings and trainings. Professional, direct, and persistent, Suzanne helps her clients stay organized and on task.
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation | On-Call Community Engagement Services
Consultant, 2019 – present (2024)
Providing project management, outreach services for certified firms, subcontracting planning and reporting, subconsultant onboarding and management, program development and oversight, mentorship and capacity building, project progress report management, Commercial Useful Function reviews and training, development project consulting and oversight, diversity program compliance, conflict resolution, project support, focus group facilitation, disparity study support, RFQ coordination, community participation planning, and technical and support services.
Southwest Transit Partners—Parametrix-David Evans and Associates-AECOM Joint Venture | TriMet Southwest Corridor Project
DBE Coordinator, Onboarding Manager, and Project Management Plan Manager, 2017-2021
Coordinating and training DBE subcontractors and managing the Project Management Plan for this comprehensive planning and design effort to help address the impacts of future growth while preserving neighborhoods and creating more great places.
Metro | 2030 Regional Waste Plan Community Engagement
Cultural Ambassador and Facilitator, 2017-2018
Served as cultural ambassador and facilitation consultant for community engagement on Metro’s 2030 regional waste plan. Included facilitation of sessions with community-based organizations (sometimes with interpreters), asking people what they know about Metro’s waste plan, and discussing garbage and recycling. Later accompanied the groups on a tour of area recycling plants so they could see how their waste is being processed.
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- Balfour Beatty Construction/Howard S. Wright Construction Design Team | Portland Building Reconstruction Project
- City of Portland | Prime Contractor Development Program
- MGT Consulting Group | John Wayne Airport
- Keen Independent Research | Oregon Department of Transportation Disparity Study
- Metro Human Resources Department | Diversity Outreach Process Review, Metro Human Resources Department
- Andersen Construction | Lake City Village HOPE VI, Seattle Housing Authority