Susan Winchell, an attorney, is retired from the U.S. Department of Education where she served as the Department's Assistant General Counsel for Ethics and Designated Agency Ethics Official. Previously Susan served as an Associate General Counsel at the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and, early in her career, worked on a variety of personnel and privacy issues. Susan first became involved with Docs in Progress a decade ago when she worked with co-founders Erica Ginsberg and Adele Schmidt on a documentary film project. She has stayed involved by volunteering for the organization. In addition to serving on the board, she also manages and updates the DC-area film events calendar.