Susan Jo Thomas has been a supporter of the CKF organization since the creation of the Robert Wood Johnson initiative. She was closely involved with the Central Indiana CKF Coalition and had served on the Board for Covering Kids & Families of Indiana since 2006.
Prior to this position, Susan Jo worked for Social Interest Solutions, a not-for-profit technology company based in Sacramento, California. Before SIS, Susan worked for 22 years at Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County. While at HHC, Ms. Thomas implemented and managed programs to maximize financial benefit to the institution while ensuring patients received all services and benefits for which they qualified. In addition to her “day job”, Susan Jo was an addictions counselor and an adjunct faculty member of several local universities.
Ms. Thomas earned a B.A. in Political Science, Women’s Studies and Afro-American Studies at Indiana University. She also completed a Doctor of Jurisprudence and a Master of Social Work from Indiana University. Susan Jo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Susan Jo serves on the board of the Indiana Public Health Association (IPHA), the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA), and Prosperity Indiana (PI).