Taylor has a BA in Psychology from Ottawa University. She has served her community through time with Americorps before finding a home at The Willow Domestic Violence Center, serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking through its emergency shelter. As the Director of Community Services, she oversaw most community-based programs including Court Advocacy, Rural Advocacy, Work Program (DCF) support, and peer support in the communities of Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson Counties. She also provided trauma-informed intervention services for those who batter as a group facilitator at Satori Counseling Services in effort to bridge many gaps in services for folks in the community. Taylor served in a couple of other capacities including Chair to the 4th District Community Corrections Advisory Board, Douglas County Resiliency Coalition, Douglas County Decriminalizing Poverty Work Group, Douglas County Coordinated Entry group.