Suzanne Trahey
Early Childhood Leadership Institute Director
  • Early Childhood Leadership Institute Director

Suzanne brings 20 years combined experience in early education, coaching and leadership. She joins the Snelling Center for Government from Karme Choling Shambhala Meditation Retreat Center where she served as the Deputy Director. Suzanne holds a MA in Human Growth and Development for Special Education from George Washington University. She went on to serve five years as the Lead Special Educator for Williams Cone Elementary School in Topsham, Maine and has a total of 12 years of classroom experience.

Suzanne is a graduate of the Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2015. She volunteers with the Northeast Strengths Based Network, a group of educators, non-profit leaders, funders and consultants creating opportunities for leadership development in New England and she teaches mindfulness and meditation practices.