Angela Lee serves as the Executive Director for the District of Columbia Higher Education Licensure Commission. The HELC regulates colleges, universities, trade and professional institutions operating in Washington, D.C. and is designated as the state portal entity for distance education reciprocity for the District. By virtue of this role Lee serves as the Director of the State Approving Agency for veteran’s education benefits. Lee is a member of the National Association for State Approving Agencies (NASAA), the National Association of Administrator and State Supervisors of Private Schools (NASASPS) and Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR). She also serves as the elected chair of the SREB SARA Regional Steering Committee. Lee earned her Bachelor of Social Work from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and a Master of Social Work from Howard University, Washington, DC.