Suellen received a degree in teaching with a minor in speech and English. She has taught grades 1-12. She is married and the mother of a boy and girl. Suellen's artistic talents can be found in the book, Cow Parade Kansas City under "Miss Liberty Moomorial". She shares the same revolutionary ancestor, Captain David Bowels, with Barack Obama. She has published two Action Romance Novels "Champagne Romance" and "Platinum and Pearls".