Susannah Burley, Founder & Executive Director
Susannah Burley has a Master’s of Landscape Architecture degree from Louisiana State University. From 2012-2016, she served as Program Director at Parkway Partners, a New Orleans-based non-profit, where she oversaw the ReLeaf tree planting program, the urban farms/community gardens program, schoolyard garden program, incubated their green infrastructure program, and hosted eighty four hours of community environmental education. In 2016 she founded SOUL in order to strategically reforest New Orleans at a meaningful scale and as a system.
Susannah loves gardening, the outdoors, cooking, traveling, music and art. She is married with an 8-year-old son, and a 27-year-old stepson, and a German Shepherd named Bernie.