Ms. MacQueen is an entrepreneur and retired broadcast journalist who dedicated the majority of her career working with the American Forces Network. She began her career in the 1970s as a personnel and administrative specialist for the United States Army, and became a radio traffic specialist in 1980. In 1984, Ms. MacQueen became a radio production specialist, and in 1986, she moved into a broadcast support and supervisor role. Between 1991 and 1994, she was an internal information manager for the American Forces Network, and from 1994 until 1999, Ms. MacQueen was a news and sports specialist, a role she remembers as “bringing a little touch of home” to listeners. After leaving the armed services, she pursued her passion for art and dessign as the owner of The Keilani Company and Ladysmythe Handcrafts and earned a professional certificate in interior design from the University of California. She holds an Associate of Arts from Los Angeles Valley College and a Bachelor of Arts from Excelsior College, and is the author of several works of poetry, including “Sweet Pea Teddy Bear,” 1995. Ms. MacQueen is a charter member of Women’s Memorial, and credits her career to her education, empathy, and diverse interests.