Anna has been Director of the Bureau of Human Resources since May 2012, and was Assistant HR Director for 11½ years. Her career in government began in 1991 as a Senior Deputy City Attorney in the City Attorney’s Office, where she advised bureaus on employment law matters. From 1983 to 1991, Anna practiced law with two Portland-area boutique law firms, specializing in labor and employment law. She earned a J.D. degree in 1983 from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College and a B.A. from Reed College in 1976.