Susan Hutman is a parent and advocate for her son, Zachary. She is involved in the special needs community and has volunteered as an officer for her town’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council. At her son’s school she is a Corporator, committee member for some of their fundraising projects and was an officer of the Parent Advisory Group. She is the Committee Chairperson for the Federation’s annual Gala. Susan has taken many Federation trainings, including the Parent Consultant Training Institute in 2011, is trained as a Special Education Surrogate Parent, and has testified on Special Education issues at the State House. Susan is a trained and certified Montessori teacher and her professional background is in interior design.