Quenna Y. Tate, is the Administrative Support Assistant in the NanoFab Operations Group. Prior to joining National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), she lived in Sicily Italy for 5 years and worked at the U.S. Naval Hospital Sigonella as the Secretary for the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer. Prior to living in Sicily Italy, Quenna owned and operated Quenna’s Raw and Vegan Restaurant in Norfolk, VA. She also worked at Naval Base Norfolk, VA as an Office Automation Assistant at various commands, to include Public Works Center (PWC), Department of Transportation (DOT) and Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NTAMS LANT). Prior to living and working in the Virginia Hampton Roads area, Quenna lived in London, UK for 6 years. She worked as a Secretary for DODDS Schools in West Ruislip, Hillingdon, UK. Moreover, she was the Youth Sports Coordinator for MWR London European Region. Preceding London, UK, she lived on the coast of West Africa for 11 years, preparing and catering foods for the Amoco Oil Company, various Embassies and Diplomatic Corp.