Dr. Susan J. Miklos, DBA, MSSA, LSW
Dr. Miklos has over thirty years experience in child welfare and social services. She earned dual Bachelor's degrees in Social Work and Bible; a Master of Science degree in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University, a Masters in Business Administration from California Coast University and most recently a Doctorate degree in Business Administration from California Coast University.
Dr. Miklos began her career at The Bair Foundation Child & Family Ministries in 1985 as a case manager. She quickly moved up to become the Ohio Placement Services Director and then was promoted to the position of Vice President. Since 1992, she has served as the Executive Director and has led the agency through an exciting period of expansion and change. Under her headship, The Bair Foundation Child & Family Ministries has grown from serving less than 200 foster youth to serving over 7,000 children and hundreds of families in crisis each year. She provides leadership, direction, and supervision to assure that the services provided are of high quality, in compliance, and meet the diverse needs of the children and families served in 9 states.
Dr. Miklos is a licensed social worker and has served on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Council of Children's Services, The Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services, and the Foster Family-based Treatment Association. As an active child advocate, Dr. Miklos strives for quality services for children, teens and families. She has been published in national magazines and also consults with other non profit and governmental organizations on leadership, growth, and management issues.