Suzanne Flierl Krull
Executive Director and Secretary
Suzanne is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Cuba Cultural Center. She received her BS in Humanities from the University of Rochester, and earned her Master of Nonprofit Management degree from Regis University. After working with marginalized individuals and families informally for 30 years, Suzanne’s formal work to alleviate hunger and poverty in Allegany and Cattaraugus counties started in 2010.
Ms. Flierl Krull serves on several local, regional, and state coalitions regarding the root causes of poverty, and is on the board of the Hunger Action Network of New York State. She also advocates at the state and federal levels to promote various anti-poverty policies.
Suzanne is a mother, grandmother, and domestic violence survivor, who has personal, lived experience with poverty. She serves on the New York State Co-ordinating Committee for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Suzanne also served as a regional and state Commissioner for the Truth Commission project on poverty, racism, militarism, and ecological devastation here in New York.