Sue Heck, Guerin Outreach Ministries board member

Where/when were you born?

I was raised in Tell City, Indiana.

Where do you live now?

I live in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

Schools attended and degrees received:

I attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, and graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis with a bachelor’s degree and the University of Notre Dame with a master’s degree.

Jobs and titles you’ve held, dates in those positions:

I taught at St. Jude Elementary School in Indianapolis from 1973-1974. I started working at Powell-Stephenson Lumber in 1974 and ended as President when it closed in 1996. I started working at Associated Door & Plywood Company and ended as Manager and President until it closed in 2002. I currently work for the Sisters of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of Terre Haute in their development office.

Other board positions/memberships/awards:

I was on the Board of Directors of Indiana Lumber and Building Supply Association and received the President’s Award and the Pence Award. I am currently on the Editorial Board of HOPE Magazine and, of course, I serve as Secretary/Treasurer for the Guerin Outreach Ministries Board of Directors. I have served in various positions in St. Mary’s Village Church Pastoral Council. I was a member of the Terre Haute Deanery Pastoral Council and served as President. I am currently on the Deanery Outreach Commission. I am also a member of Altrusa International of Terre Haute and have served as President.


I enjoy reading, knitting and playing cards.

I choose to be part of GOM because …

I think it is very important that we give to others as God has given to us.

Favorite quote:

My favorite quote is, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Someday I hope …

…to have more grandchildren to spoil!!