Lacy is currently the acting Executive Director of the Zahniser Institute and the Director of Curriculum and Community Engagement at Northwest Earth Institute.
Lacy has worked over four years in nonprofit programming and for seven years in higher education administration, teaching and research, at Greenville College and at Portland State University. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy with a focus on Leadership in Sustainability Education from Portland State University. She has been a director at the Zahniser Institute since 2010.
When not at work, Lacy is a voracious reader and has a soft spot for young adult fiction. She also loves all aspects of food, from tending her backyard garden to creating inventive recipes with whatever ingredients she has on hand. Lacy currently resides in Portland, Oregon.