Susan Encherman began her career in civil legal services in January 1980 as the first Administrator of Evergreen Legal Services. She held this position until October of 1995 when as a result of a statewide restructuring plan, she left and began building the Northwest Justice Project (NJP) where she has been the Director of Administration for the past 16 years. NJP is a statewide program with 17 offices and 175 staff. She is a former chair of the ATJ Statewide Website Advisory committee and past board member of TeamChild. She presently serves on the Legal Services National Technology Assistance Project, Laurel Rubin Farmworker Justice Project and the Puget Sound Association of Legal Administrators boards. When not administrating, she travels to foreign lands and buys for Art Gecko, her small import business.