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