Rand, a Washington state native, earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., and a Juris Doctor from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law, in Portland, Ore.
Married to a Coast Guard officer, she practiced law in Illinois and Missouri and then on the staff of the Governor of Alaska. With a move to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, she joined the Army Judge Advocate General Corps civilian staff. She most recently was assigned to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Administrative Law Division, at the Pentagon. Upon her departure she received the Army Superior Civilian Service Award.
Rand has a wealth of experience working with record management data systems and helping military personnel and their families with estate planning, state and federal tax return issues, and access to military benefits.