Felice brings more than 20 years of leadership experience and implementation of trauma-informed care to her role at DCYF. Prior to her appointment as Assistant Secretary of Juvenile Rehabilitation, Felice was superintendent of Echo Glen Children's Center. She also brings experience from the Department of Corrections, where she served various roles over 15 years, from Community Corrections Officer to Associate Superintendent of Programs for the Washington Corrections Center for Women.
Felice is firmly committed to disrupting pathways to eventual adult incarceration and believes in service-oriented leadership and fostering a positive and supportive work environment. She currently serves on the Seattle University Department of Criminal Justice Advisory Board, is the board vice-chair for the University of Washington School of Social Work and Criminal Justice, and is an alum of Just Lead Washington.
Felice is also a University of Washington grad, Husky fan, and proud mom.