Talia Keene was born in Portland, Oregon. She was raised across the country, ultimately returning to the Pacific Northwest. She moved to Eugene in 2016 to attend the University of Oregon. She studied communications while she was a student and was a leader in ASUO. She takes pride in helping advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. After leaving UO, she went on to become the site coordinator for a houseless shelter. One of her main focuses is on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in all aspects of her work. She joined the HEDCO Clinic in April 2022 to assist with daily operations and electronic communications, and is excited to work with the wonderful professionals in the clinic.