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Suzie Chase

Senior Director of Strategic Communications

Suzie Chase joins us with more than twenty years of experience in journalism, media relations, and public affairs, with unique relationships in both government and private sectors.

Suzie's early career was spent in newsrooms, deciphering and writing captivating news stories at four television stations. She put her journalistic skills to use in a public relations capacity at HillCo Partners, working with CEOs and client marketing teams. She was then recruited by Orca Communications to develop new business relationships and create national public relations campaigns.

Since 2015, Suzie has served in two Austin City Council offices, as a Constituent Liaison and Policy Advisor, becoming familiar with the broad scope of issues surrounding Animal Services in and around our community.

Suzie, her son Tiger and her daughter Maggie have spent the past decade actively volunteering for pediatric health non-profits. They often spend weekends walking around Lady Bird Lake with their dog, Bella.


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