Susan Guiton has lived in Shasta County for 19 years and for 13 of them she has worked in Human Resources for Shasta. She currently sits on the Governing Board and leads the Women’s Ministries with Risen King Community Church. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking and enjoying the great outdoors.
In 2001, Susan and her sister’s family were devastated by the suicide death of her 19-year-old Stephen, a tall and athletic young man who’d just proposed to his girlfriend. The healing process has been gradual for Susan’s family but part of dealing with her loss is to be involved in suicide prevention efforts by telling her family’s story through Brave Faces and Voices.
She has spoken to high school classes, youth groups, college students, government staff and faith communities around the county.
Susan’s presentation can, depending on the audience, highlight the following topics: