Susan Hankins at a glance

Stat glance

Full name: Susan Jill Hankins

Born: Seattle, but raised in Bellevue

Occupation before chamber director: secretary

Family: Husband: Barry; Children: Michael, 39, Ron, 36 and five


Favorite Thanksgiving dish: Her mother’s famous cranberry salad

Favorite music: Christian music

Hobbies: Cooking, being creative, gardening, visiting with children

and grandchildren and hiking (now that she’ll have time)

Inspiration or role model: Her mother, because of her practical

way and solid life values

Saying she’s known for: “That’s just ridiculous!”

What’s odd about her: Always being happy, content with life, with