Valerie Lynn Baldwin- Director
Ms. Baldwin received her Associate’s degree from the Seward County Community College, Bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University, Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.
From 2007 to 2013, Ms. Baldwin was the Principal of Baldwin Consulting Incorporated (BCI), a company she founded. Before founding BCI, Ms. Baldwin was Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management and Comptroller, where she served for two and a half years. She came to that position from the Appropriations Committee of the United States House of Representatives, where she served three years as Clerk of the Military Construction Subcommittee and four years as a staff assistant on the Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Subcommittee. Ms. Baldwin also served as Legislative Counsel to the Housing Subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee and a Trial Attorney at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Early in her career, she was a legislative assistant on the staffs of Senator Nancy Landon Kassebaum and Senator John Glenn.
In 2013, Ms. Baldwin returned to the House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations, as a staff assistant on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. She was responsible for multiple accounts of the Department of Homeland Security, including Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Citizenship Immigration Services.
She is now Vice President Congressional Affairs, Army and Special Operations Forces Programs at Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Ms. Baldwin is from Kansas, and is the proud godmother of six children.