Susan S. Wood is professor of Mathematics, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia, and president of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC). She was a member of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB) of the National Research Council (NRC) from 1998-2000. She received her Ed.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Virginia in 1979. She has taught mathematics at the community college level for the past 27 years. Her awards include the first J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Sabbatical, 1996; Distinguished Service in Mathematics Education Award, 1995; William C. Lowry Outstanding Mathematics Teacher Award, Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1995; Faculty Development Grant, 1995; Chancellors Commonwealth Professor, 1994; Employee Recognition, 1990 and 1994; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, 1992; and Outstanding Work in Developmental Studies, 1989. Dr. Wood has strong ties to several mathematics professional organizations, is significantly involved in mathematics education reform at the national level, and has made more than 100 conference presentations to students and teachers since 1990. She is a member of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). For six years she served as the Mid-Atlantic Vice President of AMATYC.