Tricia Thomas joined the WAMPO team in early March of 2015 from the Sedgwick County Government. Tricia worked as a Service Access and Outreach Director in the Division of Health and Human Services for six years. Tricia comes to WAMPO with a background in diversity, leadership, community engagement, outreach and event planning.
At WAMPO Tricia will be responsible for the coordination of all public outreach initiatives, including the Title VI program, KOMA/KORA compliance, and outreach projects that include the WAMPO newsletter, website and outreach campaigns for planning projects.
Tricia received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a minor degree in Criminal Justice from Wichita State University (WSU). Tricia completed her graduate studies at WSU receiving a Master’s in Public Administration and graduate degree certificate in Non-Profit Organizational Management. Tricia is also a proud alumni of the local Advance Kansas Diversity Leadership program.
A lifetime Kansan, Tricia enjoys giving back to her community, spending quality time with her family and friends, camping and cooking. Tricia’s proudest accomplishment has been raising her children.