Founding Member and Artistic Director & Chief Executive Officer of JUTE Theatre Company. Suellen was one of the key players in gaining $2.7m in capital works funding from State Government to build JUTE a home and was integrally involved in the design and development of the Centre of Contemporary Arts in Cairns.
Suellen has served on many boards including the Theatre Board of the Australia Council and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Suellen is currently on the board of Diversity Arts Australia and the Queensland Chamber of Arts & Culture and their Regional Arts Working Group. Suellen is a cultural leader, particularly in the regional theatre sector and is committed to the growth of high quality professional theatre practice in the regions.