Candace Teems

Candace Teems serves as the Program Assistant of the Triage Response Team. She completed her undergraduate in Political Science and went on to receive a Master's Degree in International Development from the University of Kent, Brussels.  

Before joining CPE, Candace was a program coordinator for a food security nonprofit that shares high-quality, fresh fruits and vegetables with the community. She has over 7 years of administrative and project coordination experience, and a passion for social justice issues in racial equality, food insecurity, environmental, and health care. She is committed to impacting social justice issues and uplifting vulnerable communities. 

In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her family, kayaking, and watching international soccer.