Sue Valene


Susan Valene has been an active CARA member for over 10 years. Sue loves being a part of the running community and all the happiness and benefits that result from running.  Her favorite aspect of CARA was the road scholars program. A program which was near and dear to my heart.  She also loves the summer marathon training and all the community and fanfare that comes with the program.  Sue has run 13 marathons, 30+ half marathons, numerous 10ks, 5ks and races of various distances.  Lately her favorite races have been the Ragnar series and River to River in Southern Illinois.

 Professionally Sue is a commercial insurance agent specializing in construction insurance.  She love helping my clients manage and grow their business.  Part of her skill set is risk management and liability knowledge which carries to her duties and benefits the board and CARA. Sue has been on the board over 4 years and enjoys every part of it.  "It is an awesome feeling to have a hand and part to benefit the direction of CARA."