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Susan Sandberg

Council President & At-Large Representative

2201 N. Fritz Drive

Bloomington, IN 47408

(c:) 812.320.8552

(o:) 812.349.3409


Susan Sandberg joined the Bloomington City Council in January, 2007 elected by caucus serving the remaining last year of an at-large term. Susan was elected to the at-large seat in 2008 and re-elected in 2012 and 2016 serving as Council President in 2008, 2011, and 2017. Prior to her elections to Council, Susan served as a member of the Bloomington Utilities Service Board.

Susan is a career consultant with the Career Hub at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IU where she had also served as the coordinator with the Arts Administration program. She currently leads the Policy, Service and Advocacy Career Community at O’Neill.  A former social worker, Susan has been a case manager with children in need of services through Head Start, Greene and Monroe County Offices of Family and Children in Child Protective Services, and The Villages.

As a community volunteer, Susan has served on the Board of the South Central Community Action Program, an advisor to Projects Care and Hope through Centerstone, and a volunteer with New Leaf/New Life, providing educational and support services to the Addicts in Recovery program both inside and out of the Monroe County Correctional Center. Recently Susan has begun teaching arts classes for Made Up Mind, a nonprofit group working with individuals working on re-entry skills from having been formerly incarcerated.

Her Council priorities include affordable housing, core neighborhood stabilization efforts, economic development through the arts, and well-funded public safety and social service provisions. Susan serves on the Jack Hopkins Social Services Committee and is an active supporter of the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District. She has served as the Council’s representative to the Plan Commission in 2018, 2019 and again in 2020. She is also a local musician who can be found at Bear’s Place singing and playing with her ukulele band, The UkeTones.


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