Sandee joined Community Partners International (CPI) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in August, 2013, assuming overall responsibility for leading CPI in achieving its mission of improving health and education in Myanmar. Most recently, she was Burma Program Manager for USAID, where she managed a cross-sectoral program portfolio including primary healthcare, maternal child health, local civil society strengthening, livelihoods/food security, microfinance, non-formal education, child protection, and water, sanitation, and hygiene. Sandee previously served as Advocacy Coordinator for an International Rescue Committee program aimed at building the capacity of local community based organizations to address health and education for internally displaced persons, migrant workers and refugees along the Thailand-Myanmar border. She received her doctorate from University of Maryland in International Education Policy, and her M.A. from Georgetown University.