Jeannie Yockey-Fine

Jeannie Yockey-Fine

General Counsel

Jeannie Yockey-Fine is General Counsel at NC-SARA. She analyzes federal and state regulations, SARA policies, and professional licensure issues and their impacts on SARA institutions, and related policy conversations.

Jeannie was a Senior State Regulatory Services Specialist with Hogan Lovells, US, LLP prior to joining NC-SARA. During 2014-2018 she was State Regulatory Services Advisor with Cooley, LLP and was Senior Manager, State Regulatory Services at Dow Lohnes from 2011-2013. She assisted her clients with state-related authorizations, NC-SARA applications and related requirements, and state-level professional licensure issues.

Previously she was Licensure Manager/Education Policy Analyst at the Florida Department of Education's Commission for Independent Education overseeing the unit responsible for licensing nearly 1,000 institutions.

Yockey-Fine has given numerous presentations and workshops related to state authorization, professional licensure and regulatory/compliance issues. She has also co-authored papers related to the same.

Jeannie holds B.S. in Journalism and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Kansas and has been an attorney since 1991.

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