Susan Stobbart Shapiro '91 has been elected President of the Washington College Alumni Council. Ms. Shapiro is an attorney with the firm Council, Baradel, Kosmerl & Nolan, P.A., in Annapolis, Md.
Ms. Shapiro was a double major in English and business management at Washington College. After completing her bachelor's degree, she attended the Villanova University School of Law where she received her J.D. in 1994. Ms. Shapiro's practice has been devoted primarily to civil litigation, including emphases on employment law, family law and corporate law. She is active in many trade associations, including the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and the Marine Trades Association of Maryland, where she serves on the Board. She joined Washington College's Alumni Council in 1995 as co-president of the Annapolis chapter.
"As president of the Washington College Alumni Council, I hope to increase alumni involvement in the life of the College and to promote support of the strategic plan set in place by President Toll and the Board of Visitors and Governors," said Ms. Shapiro. "To that end, the Council recently revised its goals and strategies for the next five years. The council hopes to build on the success of the annual Alumni Birthday Toast to George Washington and the very successful 'Life After Liberal Arts' seminars, in addition to creating new traditions for the college and its alums."