• Master of Arts, Geography with emphasis in GIS and Cartography, University of Montana, May 2007
    • Thesis: Predicting Northern Goshawk Dynamics Using an Individual-based Spatial Model
  • Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Studies with minor in Analytical Methods, Prescott College, May 2001
    • Senior Project: Natural History and Ecology of Glacier Bay, Alaska.


  • Occupational Endorsement, Sustainable Energy, University of Alaska Fairbanks, May 2014
  • Certificate, Permaculture Design, University of Alaska Fairbanks/Permaculture Institute of North America, May 2013
  • Certificate, Interpretive Naturalist Certification Program of Alaska, Bureau of Land Management, April 2010
    • Stewardship Project: Creating and implementing a women’s mentorship program to cultivate future environmental leaders
  • Certified GIS Professional, GIS Certification Institute, May 2007, recertified in 2012.

Leadership Training

  • Senior Leadership Program, TREC, June 2016 – Feb 2017
  • TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Program, National Audubon Society and Toyota, May 2012 – May 2013
  • Environmental Leadership Institute, League of Conservation Voters, April 2010