Lindsay Simon serves as the Director of Acquisition and Head of the Contracting Activity for NEH. In these capacities, she supports NEH’s mission through strategic and efficient procurement of goods and services. Previously, Simon served with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, the National Background Investigations Bureau, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. She was an enlisted electrician in the U.S. Navy and completed her undergraduate studies at California State University, Fullerton. Outside of work, she is a board member of a 501(c)(3) non-profit that redistributes excess to those in need.