Susan Crosby

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Susan Crosby is the President of Women in Government (WIG), a lobby group designed to influence legislators. According to the 2005 IRS return of WIG, Crosby was paid $123,925 in a salary package that year. According to a biographical note she had served as the Deputy Executive Director of the organization since 2002 and previously as Chair of the Board of Directors.

Prio to joing WIG she "served in the Indiana House of Representatives for 12 years prior to joining Women In Government. She was the first woman elected to the Indiana House from District 44. During her tenure in the House of Representatives, Ms. Crosby served for six years as the first woman Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore and Vice Chair of the Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee. She also served District 44 as a Member of the Commerce, Economic Development, and Technology Committee." [1]

"Ms. Crosby was the Executive Director/President of Associated Patient Services, Inc., a not for profit organization that runs sheltered workshops in the state hospitals of Indiana before serving in the Indiana General Assembly. She has received many awards and honors for her prominent role in the passage of several initiatives helping to improve the quality of healthcare services in the state of Indiana. She received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from the Late Governor Frank O'Bannon, was named the National Mental Health Association’s Legislator of the Year in 1999, and in 2000, she received the American Psychiatric Association’s Warren Williams Award. And most recently in February 2005, Ms. Crosby received 'The Heart of Indiana Award' for her work on Women and Cardiovascular Disease," her biographical note states. [2]

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