Jeannie Schiff received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Central Florida UCF (FTU) in 1977. She received a commission in the U.S. Air Force through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program at UCF and embarked on a career in military intelligence. On active duty, she obtained a master’s in public administration (MPA) from the University of Oklahoma. She retired from the Air Force in 1998, but continued her formal education, culminating in a PhD in Public Affairs from UCF in August 2010. She joined the University Club in 2004 and has chaired the Science, Health and Wellness Group since 2011. She previously served on the University Club Board as an at-large Director and as the Vice President for Intellectual Activities.