Claire Wood grew up in Tracy and graduated from Tracy High School in 1991. After graduating from UC Davis and spending some time living in London, the Bay Area and Stockton, Claire, with her husband Chad, returned to Tracy in 2002. She is active in the community, serving on the boards of the Tracy Friend of the Library and the Tracy Triton Swim Club, and working as a substitute teacher for area schools. Arts education is important to Claire; her daughters have participated in numerous classes and activities at the Grand and she has volunteered as a docent at Tracy Art League’s Expressions! Art Show for several years. She is proud to be a part of the Grand Foundation, an organization that strives to make the arts available to everyone, from children to seniors.