Vice President of Public Affairs, Southwest Region
Cox CommunicationsSusan Anable, Vice President of Public Affairs, Southwest Region, has been with Cox Communications
since 2001. She is responsible for media relations, community relations, government affairs and internal
communications for Cox in Arizona and Nevada.
From 1991 to 2001, Susan was part of the Arizona State Senate Research Staff, serving as Staff Director
and Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Analyst when she left to join Cox in 2001.
Susan serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, as well as
chairing the Chamber’s Public Affairs Committee. She is the past Public Affairs Chair and Board member
of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
She is a former President and member of the Phoenix Suns Charities Board and serves on the Cox
Charities Board. In 2015, Susan was named to the Banner Health Foundation Board of Directors.
Susan was appointed to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s Workforce Arizona Council for 2016 and has
served as an appointee on numerous City of Phoenix Task Forces dealing with regulatory simplification
and technology. Susan is the past President of the Southwest Cable Communications Association and a
past member of the Executive Board of the Arizona Tax Research Association. Susan has won numerous
company and industry awards for government relations and public affairs activities.
Susan graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from The Walter Cronkite School
of Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in 1991, and is a graduate of the Cable Television
Public Affairs Association’s Institute for Public Affairs. She is married to Mike Anable and they have two
children, Nicholas and Ellise. They reside in Phoenix.