Sue is a Trustee and has been a member of the Parents' Federation since 1993. She also started the carers' social gatherings in the Vale, which have been running for over 10 years. These are very popular with parents and carers living in the Vale. Sue has a 24 year old daughter who has learning disabilities. Her son is a lawyer specialising in special educational needs, and was inspired by his sister to choose this career. Sue is very family-orientated and has 2 grandsons, aged 5 and 5 months.