As a Senior Facilitator for the coLAB team, Lauren focuses on strategic planning, feasibility, and research. Lauren has a doctoral degree in Education Policy from the University of Maryland. She has worked in arenas including education associations in Washington, DC, college counseling, higher education administration, and most recently community health. She has a passion for physical activity and practices what she preaches as a runner, a cyclist, and a mom walking her boys to school. As a transplant to Lancaster after 15 years in DC, she loves the community she has found and the many ways to get involved. Lauren enjoys being outdoors, baking, and family time with her husband, two boys, and an enormous dog.