- As the Director, Sumyyah gets to do almost anything she wants. She reports to the Board of Directors, a group of nine elected volunteers from the education/career advising fields.
- California Association for Counseling and Development
- California Career Development Association
Sumyyah's experience with computerized career information delivery began in 1979, as a member of the Florida SOICC's staff. Then she was Director of the Montana Career Information System from 1981-1986. She has been Executive Director of EUREKA, the California Career Information System since 1986. Other careers include secondary and college teaching; career counseling; and program design and administration.
Her education includes a bachelor's degree from Tennessee State University, a masters of arts degree from the University of San Francisco, and the most tangible education of all, on the job training.She is a member of professional associations including: