Sue Sterling was born and raised in the Nicola Valley (Merritt, BC) which is a part of the N'lakap'mx Nation, she has ties to Sto:Lo Nation through her mother's family. She is a mother to three beautiful children that inspire her everyday in life.
She is passionate about Early Childhood Development and promoting the quality of life for children and youth to ensure they have the best chance in life. As well as being the sole-owner of Godey Creek Consulting she is a part time instructor at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology for the Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Program and is the Aboriginal Early Childhood Consultant for the Ministry of Children and Family Development for the Interior Region.
Sue holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Development and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and currently serves as an active member of the Rotary Club of Merritt Sunrise, as President of Nicola Family Therapy, as the Treasurer for the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society, as a Board Member of the Aboriginal Steering Committee for the Human Early Learning partnership Research Team at UBC, an advocate with the Indigenous Peoples Working Group with the World Forum Foundation on Early Care and Education and a Board Member of the Provincial Child Care Council of BC whom provides advice on the policies and programs that affect the affordability, quality, stability and accessibility of childcare for the Province.