Haley is the Seed Program Coordinator at Dorena Genetic Resource Center for the US Forest Service for the past six years. Her work includes growing many difficult and rare species, as well as researching seed storage protocols.

Prior to her work at Dorena, she researched soil ecology in surface coal mines, and several other research projects.

She is originally from Oklahoma. Her hobbies include gardening, darkroom photography, timbersports, and her dog, Daisy.