Think health. Think harm reduction.
Lisa is a Peer Counselor and Outreach Specialist at Trac-B Exchange. She worked in Harm Reduction in New York City for seven years before moving to Las Vegas and joining the team at Trac-B. There she specialized in outreach for homeless youth and the traveling community.
Pets: My two cats, Taco & Kiki
Lived in Las Vegas: 2.5 years
Hobbies: Dancing, music, family outings
Dream Vacation: Amsterdam
Favorite Musical Artists: The Black Keys, Bob Marley, Sublime, Hozier
Harm Reduction Goal: To make sure that nobody feels helpless or hopeless and to give everyone the respect and compassion they deserve.
Veronica is the Alcohol and Drug Counselor at Trac-B Exchange. She is typically meeting with clients for counseling, assisting in providing referrals, and getting people into treatment. She also attends outreaches with the peers to let people in the community know that resources are available.
Favorite Color: Burgundy
Pets: Luna (beagle), Severus (rabbit), and Nox (kitten)
Lived in Las Vegas: 2 ½ years
Hobby: Road trips to California, traveling wherever I can, and reading
Dream Vacation: Bali, Japan, or Australia
Favorite Music Artists: Queen, Aerosmith, Slipknot, and Periphery
Harm Reduction Goal: to provide assistance and education to the community wherever they’re needs are at.
Spencer is a Peer Recovery Support Specialist at Trac-B. You can usually find him here at the office providing resources to those seeking recovery but he also enjoys going out into the community to help those in need, participating in Trac-B’s outreach program.
Favorite color: blue
Lived in Las Vegas: 22 years
Hobby: Riding my motorcycle
Dream Vacation: Australia
Favorite Music Artist: anything but country!
Harm Reduction Goal: To helo people meet their goals wherever they are in life.
Ben is a Peer Recovery Support Specialist at Trac-B. You can usually find him here at the office providing resources to those seeking recovery but he also enjoys going out into the community to help those in need, participating in Trac-B’s outreach program.
Favorite Color: Orange and Brown
Pets: Murphy (Great Dane)
Lived in Las Vegas: 40 years
Hobby: Spending my spare time with my wife and 4 children.
Dream Vacation: Galápagos Island but Hawaii would even suffice
Favorite Music Artist: Stevie Wonder, Phil Collins and Pink Floyd
Harm Reduction Goal: To help make a positive change, no matter how big or small, in the lives of every person/client I work with.
Lacey is the Ryan White and Data Specialist for Trac-B Exchange. Lacey is normally on the computer coordinating data or on the phone assisting clients with the Ryan White Rideshare program. She also helps at the front desk assisting clients with their exchanges and Naloxone education and training.
Favorite Color: Teal
Pets: Cora (Irish Setter) Taco (Chihuahua) & Astro (Spaniel Mix)
Ace, Missy & Dazzle (Cats)
Honey & Badger (Ferrets)
Spyro & Sparx (Bearded Dragons)
Freckles & Kai (Crested Geckos)
Nova (Gargoyle Gecko)
Peach (Leopard Gecko)
Rune, Tip, Echo, Lilith, Beckett, Fader & Blossom (Ball Pythons)
Pixel (Tricolored Hognose)
Wednesday (Mexican Black King Snake)
Lived In Las Vegas: 30 years
Hobby: Spending time with my kids, husband and animals.
Dream Vacation: Traveling around the U.S. with my family to go to every amusement park we can find and riding all the rides.
Favorite Music Artist: Backstreet Boys
Harm Reduction Goal: To bring awareness and resources to help prevent and save people from overdose.
Christina is coordinator of sex work harm reduction services as well as public relations/media specialist. She utilzes a harm reduction approach when working with people in the sex industry, running groups & workshops that encourage safe and healthy practices.
Favorite Color: Pink
Pet: Patufa (basenji/lab) & Lady (pit bull/lab)
Lived in Las Vegas- 6 years
Hobbies: Travel, crime documentaries
Dream Vacation: Tokyo, Japan
Favorite music : Lana Del Rey
Goal: Reduce stigma for indivuals who use drugs and to improve the lives of sex workers.
Rick is the Program Director for Trac-B Exchange. He is usually found in the conference room working on projects into the wee-hours of the night. Rick is the person that got Trac-B started and works tirelessly to keep it open.
Favorite Color: Blue and Green
Lived in Las Vegas: 40 years
Hobby: Going to Concerts, traveling
Dream Vacation: Orbit the Earth
Favortite Music Artist: Tedschi Trucks Band, Beth Hart, Joss Stone, Warren Haynes
Harm Reduction Goal: Promote the concept of harm reduction universally in society
Trac-B Exchange Staff
Jason is the client outreach and resource specialist for Trac-B Exchange. He works at the front desk during the hours that we are open and also manages all of the outreach and off-site syringe exchange and naloxone distribution for our community. You will see him at all of the community events and doing harm reduction throughout the city.
Favorite Color: Purple and Blue
Lived in Las Vegas: 5 years
Hobby: Hiking and river rafting
Dream Vacation: Fiji
Favorite Music Artist: Gorillaz and Tool
HarmReduction Goal: Promote a healthy lifestyle
Chelsi is the Program Manager at Trac-B Exchange. She is usually in the office but will occasionally be working the front desk. Chelsi is your go-to person if you are interested in going to detox or recovery.
Favorite Color: Lilac Purple and Black
Pets: Nate (Jack Russell/ Schnauzer)
Lived in Las Vegas: 17 years
Hobby: Hiking and planning weekend trips
Dream Vacation: Fiji or Tahiti
Favortite Music Artist: The Rolling Stones, Mariah Carey and Linda Rondstadt
Harm Reduction Goal: Encourage Sex Work Harm reduction