Suzan Saidman is JELF’s Loan Program Manager. Suzan joined JELF as Project Coordinator in 2005. She subsequently worked as Loan Program Coordinator and now manages all aspects of JELF’s student loan program, from the online application to processing student loan applications to overseeing JELF’s partner agencies. Suzan received her BA in Spanish with a minor in Portuguese from the University of Georgia. Prior to working for JELF, Suzan worked for many years as a technical writer for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Center for Professional Development and Training. She stopped working outside the home when raising her two sons; during those years she did contract editing jobs and served on numerous committees, both at her children’s schools and at her synagogue, Temple Sinai. She continues to serve on synagogue committees. Suzan and her husband Gary live in Sandy Springs.