Traci was born in Oklahoma and migrated to the Pacific Northwest in 1996. She has lived in the Vancouver area since 2004. Traci graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. Upon moving to Oregon, she went to work for a behavioral health company where her career in corporate operational processes began. Traci is excited to have transitioned to non-profit work at Friends of the Children -SW Washington. It is important to her that she work for an organization that focuses on providing active and positive change within its community in a way that is impactful and meaningful. Besides spending time with her dog, Traci enjoys painting, baking, and hiking the beautiful trails in the area.