Whitney holds a Bachelors of Applied Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics from St. Petersburg College in 2012. After the completion of her residency in Denver, CO, she became a Certified Prosthetist by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics. Learning that her passion was in disability advocacy and not patient care, Whitney switched career paths and returned to Florida to work in the non-profit industry for three years before joining the team at the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology as Comptroller.
Whitney fills her time with multiple volunteer roles. She currently sits as Youth Member on the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living’s Board of Directors, Secretary for the Association of Youth Leadership Forums, Public Member Director of the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, a long-time volunteer at Florida’s Youth Leadership Forum and council member for the Florida Independent Living Council. She is currently attending University of Central Florida to obtain her Masters in Nonprofit Management. Whitney Harris resides in Tallahassee, FL.