Director of Project Management

Mrs. Sanders is the Director of Program Management for EWP. Mrs. Sanders served 24 years as a uniformed officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, retiring with the rank of Captain (CAPT).

Mrs. Sanders brings 27 years of federal experience to EWP. During her tenure at the US Department of Health Human Services (HHS) she held various positions including Director, Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP); Director, Regional Emergency Coordination Program (REC-P); and Emergency Coordinator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Mrs. Sanders served as Planning Chief and coordinator for the deployment of advanced command and control teams during many of the nation’s major disasters.

She is a Registered Dietitian by training and provided clinical care at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 10 years, specializing in HIV and Infectious Diseases. She has experience in strategic planning, project and personnel management, budgeting, contract and grant negotiations and management.