Josh Higgins is currently the Community Provider Engagement Specialist with the NYS Trauma-Informed Network and Resource Center (TINRC). Bringing over 20 years of experience in the human services industry, Josh will be working with trauma-informed champions statewide to expand membership and active participation in the TINRC.

Josh received a B.S. in Psychology from SUNY Cortland in 2009. Josh's most recent professional experiences have centered around program and project management, specifically in the development and integration of peer-focused, community-based mental health programs within not-for-profit organizations. This includes marketing and promotion, quality assurance, data analysis and reporting, as well as serving as a lead representative and advocate in various local, regional, and statewide mental health collaboratives and leadership consortiums.

Additionally, Josh is an accomplished musician and producer, and is currently a member of the Ithaca, NY based socially conscious hip-hop collective Gunpoets.