Susan McCue is President of Message Global, a strategic advocacy firm she founded in 2008 for social action campaigns and political advocacy. She was Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from 1998 to 2007, where she built and managed his leadership, policy, and political operations. Following the historic 2006 congressional victories, Susan became the founding President & CEO of ONE, a high-energy grassroots advocacy campaign to reduce extreme global poverty. She recently joined the board of Jumo.org, a new initiative by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes to catalyze individual participation in causes.
Susan was nominated by President Obama, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees U.S. international broadcasting, including Radio Free Europe and Voice of America, bringing news to people around the world in 60 languages. She is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
A New Jersey native, Susan is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., with degrees in economics and journalism.