Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement
National Alliance for Safe Housing (NASH)

Suzanne Marcus, the Director of Community Partnerships and Engagement at the National Alliance for Safe Housing (NASH), was the co-founder and former Deputy Director of the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH), a safe housing program for survivors in Washington, DC. Drawing on her experience developing and implementing DASH’s program model and approach, Suzanne now supports DASH’s local and national projects to increase safe housing options for survivors. Previous to DASH, Suzanne was the Director of Lang House, Safe Horizon, a transitional shelter for survivors of domestic violence and their children in New York City. Suzanne previously worked at the Vera Institute of Justice, providing technical assistance on national projects with the Office on Violence Against Women at the U.S. Department of Justice. She also worked for New Destiny Housing Corporation, where she researched trends among survivors exiting domestic violence shelters in New York City and was the Co-director of Community Education at My Sister’s Place, a domestic violence shelter in D.C. Suzanne holds an M.S. in Nonprofit Management form the Robert J. Milano school of Management and Urban Policy at the New School University in New York City.