Greenwich Citizen: Susan Fisher and Susan Ryan are trailblazers of sorts. Both women have gained positions of prominence in a pair of sailing organizations once dominated by men.
Back in 2010, Fisher became the first female Commodore in the 120-year history of the Indian Harbor Yacht Club (IHYC) and currently presides over its 500 members. Ryan recently was named the first female commander of District 2 in the almost 100-year-old U.S Power Squadrons (USPS) Sail and Power Boating organization. She presides over 1,550 members in 16 squadrons from Westchester to the Canadian border.
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