Claudia Coppola is the Executive Director for Olympic Neighbors. She is a native to the east coast who moved to Port Townsend after falling in love with its small town charm during a recent visit. She has her masters degree in social work and over a decade of experience in nonprofit management. She has spent the last 18 years working with people with developmental disabilities, seniors and people experiencing homelessness in Florida, Georgia and California before ending up in Washington. She is committed to empowering others and fostering positive change one person at a time. When she is not working, she enjoys music, books, being outdoors and traveling with her partner and two pups.