A proud military wife of 19 years, Tricia was named the 2012 Armed Forces Insurance Navy Spouse of the Year for her advocacy efforts in support of military children. As a former educator, she is passionate about connecting families to resources that alleviate the hardships associated with frequent moves throughout a military career.
Prior to volunteering with Partners in PROMISE, Tricia gained more than five years of experience working with national nonprofits in volunteer and program management. She has also held leadership roles with various organizations including the PTA, school advisory committees, and other community organizations. Tricia has been a featured writer for Military Families Magazine, GI Jobs, and Military Spouse Magazine.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science from Wilmington University and a Master of Science in Human Services from Capella University. Tricia resides near Naval Trauma Training Center at USC, Los Angeles, California with her husband and four children.