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Elaine Brinn bio

Elaine Brinn graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of New Hampshire, Durham in 1969 with a BA in political science. 


She began her career as a Management Intern with the U. S. Civil Service Commission in Boston, where she served as the Regional Administrative Officer.  Other Federal assignments included stints with the Defense Logistics Agency, the General Services Administration, and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.  Prior to joining the Indian Health service in 1999, she worked in management positions in several start-up ventures in private industry.  While with Indian Health service, Ms. Brinn was Executive Officer and Director of the Office of Management Services for the California Area Office.  She also led the IHS National Government Performance and Results Act Support Team, which operated from the California Area Office.


She has been retired since early 2012.