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Dr. Susan Douglas

Chief of Staff

Chaplain Susan D. Douglas serves as a board-certified healthcare chaplain, educator, speaker, and researcher. She is endorsed by the Episcopal Church for this ministry, which has included hospital, hospice, and school positions, as well as voluntary service with community churches. Prior to becoming a chaplain, Susan led education and training entities at the university, community college, corporate and government level in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.

An active member of the Association of Professional Chaplains, Susan is currently the Vice Chair of the Professional Advisory Group for the Clinical Pastoral Education program run by the Baptist Health System, San Antonio. She serves on the Board of Directors for Jesse C. Fletcher seminary, supporting its continuing education mission. Susan co-founded the Military Ministry program for the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, which supports active military, veterans, and their families in communities throughout central and west Texas. She also serves on the Seminary of the Southwest Alumni Steering Committee.

Susan holds a Doctor of Theology in Spiritual Care degree from the University of Theology & Spirituality, a Master of Arts in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care from the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, a Post-graduate Certification in Adult Education from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom, a Master of Science in International Relations from Troy State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Management from the University of Maryland. She is certified in disaster spiritual care at the basic level.

Susan was born and raised in East Texas. She is an Air Force veteran, with 22 years of service, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant. Susan lives in Georgetown, Texas with her spouse and three aging rescue cats.