Hon. Susan Maree Ryan, AO (b.1942)

Ms Ryan has been the Executive Director of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia since 1993. Following a career as a teacher and tutor, she became a Senator from 1975 to 1988, a Member of the Legislative Assembly from 1974 to 1975 and a delegate to the ACT ALP Branch Council from 1973 to 1988. Among her portfolios she was the Minister for Education (1984-87) and the Minister Assisting the PM on Status of Women (1983-88).

Ms Ryan was a founding member of the Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL) in ACT and became a member of the Republican Advocate Committee in 1993.

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