Outreach and Education Manager
Tobey joined the National Science Foundation Southeast Maritime and Transportation (SMART) Center team as the Project Manager in April 2017. Previously Tobey was the Safety Seat Check Coordinator for the Buckle Up Virginia program, managing the safety seat check station program of over 100 fire departments, police stations, EMS agencies, and hospitals that provided child safety seat checks to their communities. Tobey also coordinated events, presentations, and is a nationally certified child passenger safety instructor. Tobey was a professional firefighter/EMT with the City of Petersburg and Fort Pickett Fire Department, and volunteered in several counties as a firefighter/EMT.
Tobey enjoys being a Mom to her daughter and 2 dogs, offshore fishing, hunting, cooking for family and friends, and being on or near the water.