Tami Sieckman joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as a founding member in May of 2011. She serves as the Outreach Coordinator in CFPB’s Office for the Financial Protection of Older Americans. The Office for Older Americans is dedicated to helping older consumers make sound financial decisions as they age and protect them from financial harm. Prior to joining the Bureau, Tami directed the Southern Nevada Agency Partnership in Las Vegas, NV. She managed outreach for a number of conservation initiatives including an award-winning anti-litter campaign, a volunteer program, and a cultural site stewardship program. Previously she worked at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office for nearly 20 years in their Victim Assistance Program, Major Violator Unit, and as an investigator in the Public Assistance Fraud division.
Susan C Lynch, JD, DrPH is Senior Counsel for Elder Justice at the Department of Justice where she has been civilly prosecuting healthcare fraud cases for over 20 years. Dr. Lynch is the Department expert on failure of care nursing home cases and is the National Lead for the Department’s 10 Elder Justice Task Forces across the nation. Dr. Lynch is also a national lead on the Department’s new Elder Justice Coordinator Training. She has resolved some of the Department’s most complicated nursing home cases, obtaining the Department’s largest civil settlements in these matters. Dr. Lynch also works extensively on the Department’s elder justice policy as part of the Department’s Elder Justice Initiative and has her Doctor of Public Health in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a focus on gerontology. Dr. Lynch also teaches as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School.