Laura is the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for UServeUtah. In this role, she supports both national service and community engagement initiatives. Her national service journey began when she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and developed a service-learning program for college and high school students in Maryland. It was during this time that she came to appreciate the powerful reciprocal nature of service. She also worked for the Corporation for National and Community Service as a Program Officer and managed a portfolio of Senior Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA programs in Utah. She has a Master of Public Administration degree from Brigham Young University with an emphasis in nonprofit management. She finds joy in spending time with family, friends, and neighbors.