Sue Smuskiewicz is director of administration at Trosper Communications. She started working with Trosper in 2010 as chief copy editor and was named to her new position in 2015. In this role, she continues her proofreading duties, in addition to managing and maintaining the firm’s administrative functions, human resource activities and assisting with event staffing.
Prior to joining Trosper, Smuskiewicz worked for the Performing Arts Center at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) for 10 years. In her positions as a publication writer and as a sales and promotion representative, she worked closely with the Fine Arts Department to publicize their events, as well as to provide support for front-of-house operations for the theater. She also served two years as president of the Classified Council at CSN.
From 1997–2004, Smuskiewicz was the office manager for the Nevada Parent Teacher Association (PTA)–the only employee for that all-volunteer, non-profit organization. In addition to being responsible for all day-to-day operations, she coordinated annual conventions, in-service trainings and helped facilitate and promote child advocacy and parent-involvement programs.
After leaving the PTA to work at CSN, she was eligible for election to the Nevada PTA Board of Managers, and subsequently served two-year terms as treasurer, parliamentarian and, most recently, as secretary from 2019-2022. She has received a Life Achievement Award from National PTA and an Honorary Life Membership from Nevada PTA.,
Smuskiewicz’s career also includes 11 years at the Mint Hotel & Casino in public relations & advertising, and 15 years with High Desert Racing Assn. and SCORE International off-road racing companies, performing all office and event administrative functions.
A graduate of the University of California. Santa Barbara, she also attended the University of Maryland, Munich Campus for two years.
She volunteers on the finance committee for her church and enjoys pickleball, biking, travel and entertaining.