Pam serves as the President of This Able Veteran and has been on the Board of Directors since 2012.  In this capacity, Pam is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization as well as leading the efforts for long term growth and sustainability.

She has been a management consultant for over 25 years. Pam retired from the U. S. Treasury Department, International Affairs, Office of Technical Assistance in 2017 where she worked as a Personal Contractor/Technical Advisor since 2005. In this capacity, she assisted in reorganizing the tax administration offices/processes in Algeria, Nigeria, Zambia, Jamaica and Haiti. Pam holds a degree in Organization Development from Northeastern Illinois University. She also studied at American University and completed the Organizational Development Program through National Training Laboratories Institute in Bethel, Maine. Pam specializes in organizational design and development, change management and leadership development.

Coming from a military family, she has been involved with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary for 20 years, serving in various District & Auxiliary officer positions. She was Auxiliary President for 4 years and Chairperson, Veteran & Family Support at the local level for 12 years. Pam has been a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary for over 10 years.  In addition to being a certified GED Tutor for the State of Illinois, Pam is a member of the Southern Illinois Veterans Coalition.