Sandy serves as Operations Director for the Chief Education Office and is a native Oregonian born and raised in Central Oregon. For most of her professional life, Sandy worked as a paralegal in the private sector in Portland and later for the Oregon Department of Justice in the Trial Division with an emphasis in employment litigation. She has also worked as a recorder/treasurer for a small rural town in Eastern Oregon before moving back to the Salem area. She became an employee of the State of Oregon in 2000 and has been working for the OEIB since February 2013. Sandy enjoys family time, traveling, gardening, quilting and knitting. She also loves the outdoors and has a goal of visiting as many of the National Parks as possible.