Travers is the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator and the Acting CIO of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Information. It is her role to help support the EPA’s mission to protect the environment and public health. Before this role, Travers worked as the Deputy Office Director for the Office of Technology Planning and Operations in the EPA.
Prior to working at the Office of Environmental Information, Travers worked as the Director of Information Resources for the Office of Pesticide Programs. She helped with the new Food Quality Protection Act during this time. Even before that, Travers served as the Director of Information Management Division in the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. In this role, she helped directed the Toxic Release Inventory information management. This was the first step and program the EPA put into place to allow the public know about the environmental conditions in and around their own communities.
Travers did her undergraduate work at the University of Maryland. She later earned her Master’s in Public Administration from American University.