Suzanne Keen - Human Resources Manager
Suzanne was born in Swan Hill in Victoria and grew up in Deniliquin NSW where her family farmed rice on the Malwala Canal. Suzanne’s family moved to Dubbo in 1979 where she finished her high school education in 1982 and attended Wellington TAFE in 1997.
Suzanne began her career in hospitality, then moved into administration, finance and human resources - including a number of management roles.
In 1998 Suzanne moved to NT, managing the Daly River Roadside Inn with in the Nauiyu Nambiyu Community, while working closely with local community member Traditional and non-traditional Suzanne’s experience, acceptance and being embraced by the local community inspired and encouraged Suzanne to re-educate herself while raising her six children.
Suzanne wanted to make valuable contributions and then went on to work for Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation in Katherine NT, supporting communities across the Roper River Shire until 2017.
Suzanne then moved to Kalgoorlie WA to spend time with her two eldest sons and their families, Suzanne worked for the Kalgoorlie Health Campus (Hospital). Suzanne returned to Dubbo in 2019 to take up the position as HR Manager for REDI.E. She currently lives in Narromine.
Suzanne is very passionate about contributing to the community and she gains enormous satisfaction from working with REDI.E in supporting and strengthening communities in the Murdi Paaki region.