With over 20 years of administrative experience and a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, Claire provides project support for a team of Muskie staff who deliver an array of training for staff of the Maine DHHS Office for Family Independence. She has been the lead support for the Standard Eligibility Policy Training (SEPT) program, which has included centralized on-site training and additional weeks of companion field practice activities related to federal and state policies in MaineCare, Food Supplement Program, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families regulations. Claire has worked at the Muskie School since the first SEPT training class in 2000. Her technical expertise includes Microsoft Office Suite 2010, SurveyMonkey, and MaineStreet MarketPlace financials. She is experienced in monitoring expenditures, reconciling monthly financial reports, and recording and summarizing training data used in semi-annual and yearly reports to DHHS.