Staci has fifteen years’ experience organizing advocacy campaigns for nonprofit organizations at a state and national level with a specialization in strategic communications.
She began her career in Washington, D.C., where she worked for the National Environmental Trust and the Pew Charitable Trusts. She has coordinated a wide range of campaigns including: consumer, product-based campaigns, corporate campaigns, place preservation campaigns, and campaigns to defeat harmful policies and to advocate for passage of new environmental laws.
From 2009–2015 Staci was the lead strategic media and advocacy advisor for Audubon New Mexico, the state office of the National Audubon Society. She has organized winning communications efforts for Audubon and on behalf of nonprofit coalitions throughout the state.
She graduated magna cum laude from the College of Santa Fe where she studied Business Management and Conservation Studies. During college Staci worked on international conservation projects in Italy and Belize where she participated in baseline ecological surveying and development of ecotourism capacity in the countries.
Staci is a third generation New Mexican and, as the mother of two young girls, feels vested in the betterment of our communities. She enjoys reading, hiking, cooking and spends her free volunteering as a coach and as a communications advisor at her children’s schools and for her community homeowners’ association.