Col Ana R. Smythe is a graduate of Shepherd College in West Virginia, the Naval Command and Staff College, and the Army War College. During her Marine Corps career, she served throughout the world in joint assignments, on major staffs, and in command. A personnel management specialist while on active duty, she has expertise that includes legislative affairs and varied DoD missions, to include overseeing combat-related special compensation programs for the Navy and Marine Corps. Col Smythe first served MOAA in the Government Relations Department, working health care issues. In August 2007, she was chosen to become director of the Member Service Center.
Col Smythe is married to Reese Hines, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, Va.
MOAA position: Director, Member Service Center