Director of Development and Community Outreach Suzanne Lofhjelm came to Interfaith Works after serving as a Constituent Services and Community Outreach specialist for US Senator Chris Van Hollen, where she managed affordable housing, social services, public safety, and public school- related constituent matters. As a Senior Policy Analyst for the Government Accountability Office, she worked on income security and workforce issues. She has also been a strong advocate for gun violence prevention, has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Abused and Neglected Children and as a volunteer mentor for the Housing Opportunities Commission’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program. Suzanne brings a wealth of experience in community engagement and has played an active role with IW for many years as a volunteer at several IW programs. Suzanne graduated from Dickinson College and earned a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Maryland.