Board President, Veterans for Peace
Susan Schnall is President of the Veterans for Peace national Board of Directors and President of the NYC VFP chapter. She is a member of the core of the Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Responsibility Campaign, lifetime member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War. For several years she organized scientific panels for presentations about Agent Orange at the American Public Health Association annual meetings and international Agent Orange conferences in Hanoi, Vietnam.
She was an active duty Navy nurse (LT.JG) during the American conflict in Vietnam. In 1969 she was tried and found guilty by general court martial for:
conduct unbecoming an officer for dropping anti war leaflets over five military bases in the San Francisco Bay area and wearing her uniform in the GI and Veterans March for Peace on October 12, 1968 in San Francisco. Susan Schnall was an Assistant Adjunct Professor, New York University, School of Professional Studies, Healthcare Management for 25 years. In April, 2015 she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humanities by Ohio Wesleyan University. She retired after 31 years in New York City public hospitals.