Lorie Burnett, MPA, MEd, PMP
Accreditation and Quality Improvement Team Lead
Ms. Burnett leads TEPHINET's Accreditation and Quality Improvement team. She enjoys working closely with the Accreditation Working Group and educating program directors about accreditation in creative and interactive ways. She joined TEPHINET from the CDC Foundation, where she was a Senior Program Officer specializing in PEPFAR, among a larger portfolio of public health projects. She previously worked for DeKalb County, Georgia, where she managed federal programs supporting social services and affordable housing development, as well as the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta and the New York City Department of Homeless Services. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Korogwe, Tanzania with a focus on community development and girls’ health education. Prior to joining the Peace Corps, she was a high school teacher for five years. She holds a bachelor of arts (BA) degree from Wake Forest University, a master of education (MEd) degree from the University of Georgia, a master of public administration (MPA) degree from New York University, and earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate in 2019.