Audrey Sheppard '66
Syracuse University '70 B.A. in Political Science and Journalism
Audrey is currently the Acting Director of the Office of Women's Health,
Office of the Commissioner, Food & Drug Administration, which has
broad jurisdiction over drugs, medical devices, food and cosmetics.
This position follows a most impressive line of political appointments for Audrey, including: Special Assistant for Presidential Personnel at The White House, Assistant for Protocol and Public Liaison under US Secretary of Defense Les Aspin.
Audrey has an extensive resume of political assignments and consulting
jobs through which she provided strategic planning, organizational
development, issues management, political education and training to a range of domestic and international institutions.
Advice to Students
"Finding both passion and balance in one's life need not be contradictory. Be passionate about your family and friends, and also about your work. But avoid tipping the scales too greatly in any one direction; family, work and play take careful, frequent balancing.“
Inducted November, 1997