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Susan Reynolds Brechbill

Susan Reynolds Brechbill, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Virginia 1969, Federal Bar, 1970. Named Outstanding Young Woman Nevada, 1974; recipient Meritorious Service award Department Energy, 1992, 2000.


  • Brechbill, Susan Reynolds was born on August 22, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Irving and Isabell Doyle (Reynolds) Levine.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, College William and Mary, 1965. Juris Doctor, Marshall-Wythe School Law, 1968.


    • Attorney Atomic Energy Commission, Berkeley, California, 1968-1973, industrial relations specialist Las Vegas, 1974-1975. Attorney Energy Research and Development Administration, Oakland, California, 1976-1977, Department Energy, Oakland, 1977-1978, director procurement division San Francisco Operations Office, 1978-1985, assistant chief counsel for general law, 1985-1993, acting assistant manager environmental management and support, 1992, acting assistant manager defense programs, 1993. Chief counsel Department Energy Richland Operations Office, 1994-1999.

      Manager Ohio field office Department of Energy, since 1999. Member faculty University California Extension. Speaker National Contract Management Association Annual Symposiums, 1980, 81, 83, 84, 88, Weapons Complex Monitor Decision Makers forum, 1999, 2000, Federal Agency Environmental Clean-up forum, 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1969, Federal Bar, 1970.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Speaker on doing business with government leader Girl Scouts United States of America, San Francisco area. Board directors American Heart Association Eastern Washington, 1997-1999, Sexual Assault Response Center, Tri Cities, Washington, 1997-1999. Volunteer teacher Junior Achievement, 1999.

    Member National Association of Female Executives, Virginia State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, National Contract Management Association (president Golden Gate chapter 1983-1984, Northwest regional vice president 1984-1986).


    • Children: Jennifer Rae, Heather Lea.
    • father: Irving Levine
    • mother: Isabell Doyle (Reynolds) Levine
    • children: Jennifer Rae Brechbill
    • Heather Lea Brechbill
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    Born August 22, 1943
    (age 74)