Retired Fed/JAG, 5 yrs on Capitol Hill. Former book buyer for B and N. Concerned citizen of military drawdown. Currently involved in mental health care reform, health care strategist and actively pursuing legislative change wherein dual retirees are exempt from enrolling in Medicare at their own discretion without losing tertiary healthcare benefits. Monitor and comment on Federal Register proposed legislation involving Mental Health, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services (specifically Medicare) and rural libraries. Licensed OSHA inspector to include superfund sites. Full time caregiver to Vietnam era veteran. Conceptualized, investigated possible alternative, authored, lobbied for, and successfully implemented Title X, Section 1095 (known as Third Party Collection Program of Federal Insurance).