Born and raised in Port Dalhousie she had naturally followed rowing before she was able to walk. Her father Fred Stout was secretary of the Rowing Club. Her husband, Bruce, was a rower and still works diligently for the sport. Their children Harry, Kathy and Jennifer all rowed and coached at Dennis Morris High School. Susan is President of the Canadian Henley Rowing Corporation which controls the local physical assets including the Canadian Henley Course, the Shellhouses and Henley Island. A past president of the St. Catharines Rowing Club, she is still involved in many rowing regattas as a Referee. She also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors during the building of the new Walker Family Y.M.C.A.
- Canadian Henley Rowing Corporation
- St. Catharines Rowing Club
- Walker Family Y.M.C.A