Laura has served on the Mercer Street Friends Board of Trustees since 2019, drawn to the Mercer Street Friends’ Community Schools Initiative and Family Engagement programs. Laura has served as a 6-12 Social Studies teacher and Assistant Principal at the secondary level and as a School Board Member in the Robbinsville Township Public School District. She also serves as an educational field expert for the Rutgers Social-Emotional Character Development Lab. With an M.A. in Educational Leadership, her interests are supporting teacher leadership, fostering a culture of belonging in schools, and curricular innovation. In 2022, Laura published a book to advance social justice learning in schools called Students Taking Action Together. Along with her husband, she is an active attender of the Crosswicks Monthly Meeting and a parent to two teenagers. They currently reside in Chesterfield, New Jersey.