Susan Rose Pehrsson is a lifelong Episcopalian and has attended Pohick Church her entire life. She has had the opportunity to participate in many aspects of the Church community, both as a youth and an adult parishioner. She has much experience in Christian Education including leading Children’s Chapel, Church School, EYC, and was a member of the Guild of the Christ Child. She married Pehr Pehrsson at Pohick Church in 1986 and they raised their four daughters, Erica, Kelsey, Emily and Rachel, in the church. Susan received her BS degree in Chemistry from University of Virginia and PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University. In 2020, she retired from the Naval Research Laboratory after 39 years of service.