2010 Carmen and Tony Messineo Community Involvement Award Winner: Dr. E. Susan Gourley

E.Susan Gourley is the Superintendent for the Lincoln Public Schools District, serving 32,320 students in grades pre-K through 12. Students are housed in 61 schools and program sites. With a general budget of $268,422,400, the district has a staff of 7,000.

She received her Ph.D. in 1985 from the University of Oregon. Prior to coming to Lincoln, E. Susan Gourley was the superintendent in The Puyallup School District, located in the heart of the Puyallup Valley (WA), which is the tenth largest district in Washington serving over 20,000 students in grades pre-K through 12.