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 has been looking to transition to non-profit work and is excited to have landed the opportunity to 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 pets, Traci enjoys rock painting, baking, admiring the ocean, and hiking the beautiful trails in the area.