Lacey Averett is currently a Business Intelligence Data Analyst at St. Luke’s Health system. She received her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Idaho and worked in Research and Development at GlaxoSmithKline, in Pennsylvania, before moving to the Treasure Valley. Lacey grew up in rural, eastern Oregon and appreciates all that Idaho and Oregon have to offer. In her spare time, she loves to utilize her chemistry knowledge to create delicious confections in the kitchen, as well as, hike, swim, and read. She is a mother of 2 and fully supports and understands the challenges of breastfeeding while being a working mother brings. She is excited to be on the Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition board to continue to promote breastfeeding within Idaho.