Hilary comes to the Coalition with 6 years of experience in working at community based domestic and sexual violence advocacy programs in Oregon and Tennessee. She worked as a rural court advocate in Cookeville TN, a shelter advocate with CARDV in Corvallis and as the Director of Services at The Harbor, in Astoria. She completed her law degree with plans to work in housing law and instead fell in love with working in community-based programs, especially shelter, with survivors. She soon completed a MSW with a concentration in Policy & Leadership within Communities and Organizations. She loves supporting program leadership in creating systems and supports to best serve their staff and communities. She lives outside of Astoria with her husband and kiddo on a small plot of land and loves growing things, cooking and canning, karaoke, and swimming.