Mrs. Suzanne L. Phillips
Phone: 609-859-2256 x127
Mrs. Suzanne Phillips began service on The Southampton Township School Board of Education in January 2013. She currently serves as Chair of the Curriculum & Policy Committee, Legislative Representative for New Jersey School Boards Association and has served on the Budget & Facilities Committee.
During her time of service, the school board completed the Solar Field project, passed a referendum to install air conditioning in all three schools, made security upgrades to all buildings on campus, instituted STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs, activities, and curriculum across all grade levels, launched both Writer’s and Reader’s Workshop programs, and achieved the status of NJ Certified School Board.
Mrs. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology from Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey) and completed graduate level coursework in Environmental Education at Rowan University. She spent her career teaching fourth grade and computer science in The North Hanover Township School District and was selected Teacher of the Year in 1995. She retired from teaching in 2011. Throughout her career, Mrs. Phillips was dedicated to meeting the needs of all learners.
After retirement, Mrs. Phillips began working with special needs students at Rowan College of Burlington County. In addition, she launched a home sewing, quilting, and craft business.
Suzanne’s community involvement activities include, Southampton Township Recreation Association (former Soccer Commissioner), Southampton Township PTA, Marlton Recreation Hockey, Volunteering for St. Jude’s Hospital for Children, and always being available to lend a hand to help someone in need.
Suzanne and her husband, Rick, have lived in Southampton Township for 26 years. They have two grown children, Christina and Joel, both of whom were educated in the Southampton and Lenape School Districts. They are now enjoying time spent with their two grandchildren, Cayden and Marisa.