Druci Reese started working in the Music Department in 1986, as a half-time clerical assistant. She took over in her current position as administrative support coordinator (formerly department secretary) in 1991. She attended Cal Poly, where she double-majored in recreation administration and ornamental horticulture. After a move to the Bay Area, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation administration from CSU Hayward. Prior to moving back to San Luis Obispo, she worked for the National Park Service in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She is currently an aspiring piano player.
Reese is recipient of the College of Liberal Arts' Award for Continuing Excellence (1998-99), and of Cal Poly's Oustanding Staff Award (1999-2000).