Robynn M. Pease, Ph.D. has over 20 years of experience in the field of work-life and over 10 years serving as an ombudsman for residents in long-term care facilities. Most recently she served as the founding coordinator of the Academic Affairs Office of Work-Life at Oregon State University (OSU) and director of the Greater Oregon Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (GO HERC). Prior to her employment at OSU, Robynn served as the Director of Work-Life at the University of Kentucky, as the Program Administrator for Aging Services for the Lexington-Fayette Urban-County Government and as projects Director/Ombudsman for the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass in Lexington, Kentucky. Robynn was an instructor in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and Department of Sociology. She holds a doctorate in Sociology with expertise in aging and social inequalities.