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About Executive Aide Traci Gurley


Traci was born in Chehalis and grew up in Lewis County. She graduated from Adna High School in 1987 and received her Associate of Arts Degree from Centralia Community College in 1989.

Traci spent 18 years with the Washington State Patrol in Vancouver and Olympia serving as a Secretary Supervisor and Office Manager supporting several District/Division Captains. She was hired by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office on June 1, 2014 as a Legal Assistant in the Corrections Bureau.

On September 1, 2014, Traci was appointed to the Executive Aide position by Sheriff John Snaza. The Executive Aide serves as the confidential secretary to the Sheriff and Undersheriff and maintains all personnel files.

Traci lives in Olympia and enjoys spending time with family and friends, beading, baking, and trips to the beach.