Baird is currently the Pastor of Spiritual Formation at Wellspring Alliance Church in Wheaton, Illinois. Baird has played a critical role in the merging of two Alliance churches, creating one of the most diverse churches in the Wheaton area. She actively mentors young female leaders in the community.
Baird serves on the board of Jack’s Army, a medical non-profit seeking a cure for a rare form of epilepsy. She was a therapist in private practice for 15 years prior to accepting her position at Wellspring Church.
Baird’s daughter Chrissy Baird is a UCLA women’s basketball alum and younger daughter Nicole Baird is currently on a full basketball scholarship as a student athlete for Belmont University.
Baird is a graduate of Wheaton College where she competed on the women’s volleyball team. She earned All-CCIW honors as a junior and senior, and All-Midwest Region and All-American honors as a senior in 1987. As a senior, she led Wheaton to the NCAA Division III National Championships for the first time in its history.