Stacey has worked in the field of mental health for 42 years. She started working at Community Mental Health as a caseworker in 1985 after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Public Health Education from Central Michigan University. She returned to CMU to earn her Master’s Degree in Counseling and graduated in 2000. She continued to work for Community Mental Health as a Therapist, an emergency services worker, a behavior specialist, and a clinical supervisor. For six years, Stacey had a private practice at the East Jordan Family Health Center. In 2016, Stacey earned her Doctorate Degree in Health Administration from AT Stills University in Arizona. She was the Chief Clinical Officer for Community Mental Health for five years, and was responsible for the mental health programs in a six county area until she retired in December 2021. Stacey has spent most of her career advocating for children and families, and is excited to be working with the children and families at First Presbyterian Church.