Travis Elmore Nelson has been a nurse since 2004 and received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Washington State University. Travis spent the first eight years of his career working at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where he was a critical care float, case manager and charge nurse on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. Travis also served on two contract negotiating teams at PeaceHealth Southwest and was a local unit co-chair. In 2008, Travis earned his board certification in medical-surgical nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In 2012, Travis served as a delegate to the ANA House of Delegates, and in 2017, Travis was appointed to the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee Board of Trustees where he served one term. Travis has been on staff at WSNA since 2012.