Traci Solomon Roane is a speech and language pathologist employed by the Jefferson Parish School System for over twenty years. She has worked in the public schools servicing both verbal and non-verbal students. Currently, she serves private and parochial schools within the parish. She is married and the mother of of a teenage son. She is also very active with Congregation Gates of Prayer, for which she now serves as one of the vice presidents for the Executive Committee. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans and a Master of Science degree in communication disorders from Southeastern Louisiana State University. While a student at UNO, Traci received financial aid from JCRS.