Susie first joined the staff at University Heights as the Minister to Preschool from 1997 to 2007. After a brief sabbatical, Susie returned in 2009 to serve as the Minister to Preschool and Director of Discovery Days Preschool. She graduated from SHSU with a BA in Elementary Education before teaching in the public school system. Susie is married to Bert Lyle. Together they have three children (Kris, Austin, and Lexi) and two granddaughters (Elliot and Eisley).
In her role, Susie organizes and facilitates a support system for young families as they lay firm foundations of faith in their preschoolers. The heart of her position is what’s best for the children; acting on their behalf and investing in them. Susie is gifted with the skills of teaching, leadership, and administration. Using these gifts, she strives to help others find their place to serve within the body of Christ.
Birthday: January 7
Book Recommendation: Don't Miss It by Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy; Your Beautiful Purpose by Susan Larson
Hobbies and Interests: Being outdoors, container gardening, health and fitness, being with my kids and grandkids, and creating beauty in my surroundings
Favorite Quote: “You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” (C.S. Lewis)