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From Capitol Hill to life on the farm

Carolyn Quinn

Carolyn Quinn will speak at Viewpoints at 11 a.m. May 7 at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington.

Making a complete about-face, Quinn went from living on Capitol Hill and working for the Department of Homeland Security to living on Dug In Farms in White Stone and running a produce and farm market at the end of her driveway.

She will talk about what it’s like to serve the country in the founding moments of a new government agency.

“I was working in the Senate when 9/11 occurred,” said Quinn. “I left shortly afterward to join the newly established Department of Homeland Security.”

DHS was initially formed by bringing 22 different agencies together, but Quinn worked for a brand new agency within Homeland Security, The Office of Science and Technology, whose mission was to find the best technologies in the country to combat threats to the homeland…

Rappahannock Record Staff
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