Stephanie Taylor-Thompson is life long resident of Idaho Falls, Idaho. She is in long term recovery and a formerly incarcerated person. Stephanie earned full pardons from both Idaho and Montana in 2017. She graduated from Idaho State University with degrees in Sociology and Criminology and is currently a student at Northwest Nazarene University pursing her MSW. Stephanie is a former Reentry Specialist for the Idaho Department of Correction District 7 Probation and Parole office and is now a Field Director with Prison Fellowship. She is also a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Certified Family Support Partner and Recovery Coach. She is a graduate of the Idaho Citizens Law Academy. Stephanie is an elected board member for the Greater Idaho Falls Police Foundation, Center for Hope, Behavioral Health Crisis Center, Region Seven Behavioral Health board and a council member for the Idaho State Rehabilitation Council. Stephanie has received both state and national awards for her dedication to reentry and criminal justice reform. She is passionate about corrections, criminal justice, reentry, suicide prevention and anti-human trafficking efforts.