Dixie is a native of Tacoma and a graduate of Henry Foss High School. Following high school she attended WSU and received an undergraduate in Economics as well as a master’s degree in Business went on to study Finance in the Phd program. Dixie is a parent of 3 college age boys ( including a set of twins) who are attending UVA, Gonzaga and USC. For work Dixie is a Senior Product Analyst for BECU in Tukwila and has been at BECU for over 20 years.. In addition to the Rainbow center Dixie volunteers as a CASA for Pierce County and at Oasis in Tacoma. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her two chocolate labs and is passionate about spending time outdoors hiking, biking, boating and fly-fishing. Dixie is passionate towards and appreciative of Tacoma’s LBGTQA community and hopes to make Tacoma an even better place through her volunteer work.