Stefanie is currently finishing an MSW program at Portland State University. Stefanie has worked for domestic and sexual violence advocacy programs in northeastern Oregon since 2010. During that time she had a variety of advocacy roles such as a faith advocate, crisis response advocate, SART facilitator, teen advocate, sexual assault specific advocate, Co-located DHS advocate, and LGBTQ specific advocate. Stefanie also worked for Child Welfare as a caseworker and recently relocated to Bend, Oregon. Stefanie feels passionate about decreasing barriers and increasing resources for rural LGBTQ folks. Stefanie enjoys most outdoor activities and spending time with her family.