Susan Truppe has lived and worked in London for over 30 years. On May 2, 2011 the constituents of London North Centre bestowed their trust in her to serve as their Member of Parliament. Subsequently, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Susan as the Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women.
Previously, over the span of 8 years, Susan worked for federal Member of Parliament Terry Clifford. Under Terry’s leadership, Susan learned how to forge strong relationships in Ottawa while effectively helping to serve and support Londoners.
As an Assistant General Manager for a major hotel and conference centre in the London area, Susan had the opportunity to work alongside many community leaders. Her leadership and her strong commitment to London North Centre have also been witnessed through her tireless volunteer initiatives.
In London as the Member of Parliament for London North Centre, Susan works with many local women’s groups such as My Sister’s Place, Women’s Community House, London Abused Women’s Center, SWIM (Single Women in Motherhood), just to name a few. In the House of Commons, Susan was honored to initiate a “Turn the House Purple Campaign” for four years in a row to support the London Abused Women’s Center’s Shine the Light on Woman Abused campaign. In addition, Susan also works closely with Brescia and Western, and has hosted many roundtable discussions with the London business community.
She knows first-hand the dedication it takes to keep a small business successful, especially during the challenging economic times of the past year.
Susan, her husband Walter and son, Walter Jr., currently reside in London.