Parnell reappoints Cushing to seat on statewide council

Gov. Sean Parnell has reappointed Susan Cushing of Homer to the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, according to a Sept. 27 press release from the governor’s office. The council provides planning and coordination of services to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault and their families, as well as to perpetrators, and provides crisis intervention and prevention programs.

Cushing previously worked as a behavior health aide for the Seldovia Village Tribe and as a childcare development coordinator for Chugachmiut Head Start. 

Now retired, Cushing is active in the Homer community and has previously served on the Homer Council on the Arts, Homer Foundation City Grants Review Board, and the South Peninsula Hospital Board. She holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Claremont Colleges and the University of San Francisco.

Cushing was reappointed to a public seat on the council.

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