Susan Hilfer joined the SCELP Board in 2016, bringing a range of experiences, including serving on the Habitat Advisory Panel of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council for 14 years. Susan has been involved with environmental issues for many years and is an avid birder and skilled recreational angler. Susan's husband, the late Bill Campbell, was a lead author of South Carolina's Coastal Zone Management Act — a tool which the SCELP team regularly utilizes in our natural resource protection efforts.
Susan holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from the College of Wooster and an MS degree in Medical Illustration from the Medical College of Georgia. She was head of the Medical Illustration Department of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine until she entered private practice. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Conservation Voters of South Carolina since 2015 where she is currently Vice Chair and has been active in the Beaufort Sea Island Fly Fishers club.