Courtney was born
and raised in Portland, Oregon. She recently relocated to Seattle with her
husband. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family and two kids,
one is four months and the other is two years old.
Courtney went to
Oregon State and received her undergraduate degree in Human Development &
Portland State. She then went on to get a Masters in Education at San Diego
State. She is a member of the Puget Sound Grant writers.
Back when Courtney
lived in Portland volunteered at Friends-Portland in the teen program and did
some work for Friends-National. During that time she fell in love with the
kids, staff, and mission of the organization. Working at Friends-Seattle was a
perfect fit for her when she moved to Seattle. She wanted to support and
organization she was passionate about through grant writing.