Betsy Steerman graduated from California State University  Sacramento with an M.S. in Marriage and Family Counseling. Following  graduation, Betsy worked for The Effort, Family Services in Auburn, and  Sacramento County Mental Health. Previous to this assignment, she spent  six years with the Agency for International Development (USAID) working  in Tanzania, Tunisia and Washington, D.C. Currently, Betsy volunteers  for several non-profit organizations, including the SHARE Institute.  Ms. Steerman has volunteered with SHARE since 2003.