Susan HaighFormer President & CEO, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Susan Haigh served as President & CEO of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH) from 2005 until her retirement in 2018. During Susan’s tenure, TCHFH engaged thousands of volunteers on an annual basis to create affordable homeownership for hundreds of families. In addition to her leadership at Habitat, Haigh was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton as the Chair of the Metropolitan Council from 2011 to 2015.
Susan currently serves on the Minnesota Advisory Board for The Trust for Public Land, AmeriNat Bank Board, and is a trustee at House of Hope Presbyterian Church. She is the co-chair of the Minnesota Chapter of the International Women’s Forum and Vice-President of the New Century Club. She has also served on the Itasca Project Board, Board of Greater MSP, Minnesota Housing Partnership Board, Habitat for Humanity U.S. Council, Sunrise Park Bank Board, The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library Board, Landmark Center Board and the Macalester College Board of Trustees. Haigh brings an extensive background in community service and leadership to her work serving ten years as a Ramsey County Commissioner and twelve years as Chief Deputy Ramsey County Attorney. Susan has a BA in Political Science from Macalester College and a JD from William Mitchell College of Law. She is married to the Honorable Gregg E. Johnson and they have four adult daughters.