Assistant Director of Education
Leaf Pack Network® Administrator
tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 301
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311
Interests and Expertise
Trained as an aquatic scientist, my interests and experiences spread wide, with a passion for all life on earth including science communication, conservation education, community science, streamside forests, landscape design, nature therapy, and creating meaningful experiences (fostering awareness, appreciation, and action) that bring us closer in a reverent relationship with our planet. I have devoted 20 years traveling worldwide, assisting individuals and communities in connecting, sustaining, and understanding the planet’s resources on the physical and soul levels. I practice a “less is best” way of life, often seeking the beautiful stillness of the natural world as my greatest source of joy.
- M.S., Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
- B.A., Zoology, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio.
- Assistant Director of Education, Stroud Water Research Center, 2015–present.
- Leaf Pack Network Administrator, 2014–present.
- Education Program Manager, Stroud Water Research Center, 2014–2015.
- State Coordinator, Georgia Adopt-a-Stream, Atlanta, Georgia, 2009–2014.
- Lead Research Technician, Aquatic Biology Laboratory, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, Georgia, 2004–2009.
- Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia/Jones Ecological Research Center, Athens, Georgia, 2000–2004.