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Personal profile: Suzan Allen Stambaugh


Name: Suzan Allen Stambaugh, RDN, LD


Occupation: Chief Operations Officer for Health Services of North Texas




Birth date and place: June 20, Carlsbad, N.M.


Family: husband Mark, 60; daughter Kristen, 30.


The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: being able to help people access affordable health care and assist them in living a healthy life style.


My business philosophy is: anything can be achieved with desire, hard work and a plan.


If I could, I’d be a: doctor.


I’m so sick of: trying to show people why it is so important that ALL people have access to affordable health care.


The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Franklin Roosevelt, Louise Hay, John Kennedy and John Grisham.


My hobbies are: reading.


The last book I read was: Little Prisoners: A tragic story of siblings trapped in a world of abuse and suffering by Casey Watson.


I wish I knew how to: play the piano.


My worst habit is: taking on too many tasks at one time.


Nobody knows I: would love to have red hair.


The person I most admire is: my daughter.


My guilty pleasure is: potatoes in any form or fashion.


I drive a: Nissan Pathfinder.


I’d like to be driving a: Jeep Grand Cherokee.


My favorite restaurant is: any seafood restaurant.


I’m happiest when: I am with my daughter and son-in-law.


I regret: not going to medical school.


If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: facelift.


If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: more public transportation.


When I retire, I plan to: move to Chicago to live by my kids.


Community activities: member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Ryan White Planning Council.