Compensation Service, Veterans Benefits Administration
Laurine is a 30 year employee with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and her professional background includes the successive career growth from clerical (GS-3) to Senior Executive Service (SES). Laurine has served in several positions in which she is responsible for administrative rule-making, as well policy oversight and guidance that pertain to the compensation benefits program. Laurine is the recipient of several awards and recognitions, at the local and departmental levels, based on her outstanding performance. Her most recent distinguishing award was a VA Secretary’s Commendation for her outstanding work on VA’s Mental Health Initiative.