Susan Vento retired as the Director of Outreach at the Church of Assumption in St. Paul, Minnesota. She also worked as an elementary school teacher and was a leader of the Minnesota Education Association.
In addition to serving on the National Park Trust board, Ms. Vento is affiliated with the Carman Pampa Fund, Neighborhood House, Friends of the Saint Paul Library, and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.
Ms. Vento dedicates special focus to the Mississippi River, as “it played a critical role in our state’s past as it does today. We must ensure that it will continue to be a treasure for future generations.”