Susan Cunningham

Member, Arlington County Board


County Board member Susan Cunningham is the Chief Executive Officer of C2 Change Solutions, providing interim executive leadership to organizations navigating rapid change. She served as interim CEO of AHC (now Affordable Homes & Communities) and as interim Executive Director of Arlington Thrive. Cunningham held executive roles at the Department of the Treasury and McKinsey & Company.

Cunningham was a founding member of the Arlington Joint Facilities Advisory Commission, chaired the Dorothy Hamm Middle School building committee, and co-chaired the Stratford Historic Site Historic Interpretation Committee. She co-chairs St. Mary's Episcopal Outreach, leads a teen Girl Scout troop, and welcomes refugee families. Cunningham has served as a board member for ChildTrends, the Fishing School, GreenHOME, the SEED Foundation, and See Forever Foundation/Maya Angelou School.

Cunningham earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Yale University and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Malawi. She and her husband have two teenage daughters in Arlington Public Schools.