Board of Directors

Suzanne Surkamer Dobbins, BS

Community Leader

Suzanne began tutoring with Reading Power in 2011 and joined the Board of Directors in 2021. A former educator specializing in kindergarten – third grade learning, Suzie taught in both the Houston, Texas Independent School District and Lake Bluff School District 65. After raising her sons in the Lake Bluff community, Suzie became a Real Estate Agent with Griffith Grant and Lackie for eight years before joining her husband’s architecture firm, The Dobbins Group, in Chicago for another 10 years. She earned her undergraduate degree in Education with a minor in Early Childhood Education from Drake University.