Anne Martin, member of the Clearinghouse for over 15 years, retired from the Federal Emergency Management Agency as Director, Readiness Division. After federal retirement, she worked as a consultant, specializing in counter terrorism and domestic preparedness for state and local governments. Her government career gave her extensive experience in managing multi-million-dollar projects. Her positions ranged from policy development and disaster operations to planning, training, and budget development. She has public speaking experience as a trainer and speaker, including national and international level conferences, television and video. She is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and the U.S. Army War College. She holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Management. She is proud to have been active in women’s rights issues since the early 70’s when she joined Federally Employed Women. Among current activities are the American Association of University Women, Women’s League for Peace and Freedom and the National Federation of Democratic Women.