Robin (Cherokee) offers more than 10 years' experience in the operation and management of tribal and rural based services. She has extensive administrative experience gleaned from her 20+ years working in the private sector as a legal secretary. She has worked with tribal entities and is well versed in working within the confines of tribal context. Robin also worked extensively with victims of crime and served as the Director of a Tribal Victim Advocacy program and as a Victim Witness Coordinator in the District Attorney’s office. In March 2001, she received Victim Assistance professional certification from Washburn University, and recently completed the Tribal Faculty Development Workshop conducted by Fox Valley Technical College and the National Tribal Judicial Center. Her advocacy experience prepared her for the work of empowering nonprofits and working with tribal and rural entities to become more effective.