Smal Talk with Teri and Sue Noack
Sep 30, 2018 09:04PM
By Teri Norbye
SMALL TALK WITH TERI
by Teri Norbye
Meet Sue Noack, who lives in Pleasant Hill with her husband, Charlie, and her son, Will. She is a councilmember of Pleasant Hill and is currently running for re-election. Sue was the mayor of Pleasant Hill in 2016.
What is the biggest
challenge in your life?
I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic for 30 years. I wear an insulin pump that is
attached to my body 24 hours a day and gives me insulin. The hardest part of
being a diabetic is that it never goes away; you always have to think about it.
The silver lining is that I feel that I’m healthier because I have to pay
attention to my health more.
Fun facts about Sue:
1. My mother’s
Dutch. She came over here at 25 to be an au pair and met my dad. Her side of
the family lives in Holland, so I go back there frequently.
2. My family
nickname is “dude.” When I hear someone say, “Hey dude,” I always turn around.
3. I was a
serious gymnast for six years. I had to stop in 9th grade because I got too
4. Anytime I’m stressed, I go to the water. I draw my strength from it.