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Sue Snyder


Michigan’s first lady, Sue Snyder, is a native of Dearborn, Michigan. She met her husband, Governor Rick Snyder, while both were working at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Detroit, and they were married in 1987.

Mrs. Snyder has been an active community volunteer, serving on the board of The Neutral Zone in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a nonprofit center for teens designed to promote personal growth and realize their dreams. The first lady also is the spokesperson for Ele’s Place in Lansing and Ann Arbor, a healing center for grieving children and their families. She is past president of the board and development chair of Daycroft Montessori School, as well as past president of the Parents Guild.

Mrs. Snyder is a graduate of Dearborn High School and attended Western Michigan University, with a focus on business and administration.

The Snyders have three children: Jeff, Melissa and Kelsey.