As a born and raised Yukoner, I grew up with plenty of opportunities to develop a connection with the natural landscape. This inspired me to complete a Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography from the University of Victoria and a Masters of Sustainable Environmental Management from the University of Saskatchewan, School of Environment and Sustainability, where I focused on hydrology in cold climates. In between, I worked in fields related to environmental conservation, mine site remediation, and climate change adaptation and mitigation.
I am currently the Climate Change and Northern Hydrology Research Coordinator with the Northern Climate ExChange, Yukon College's climate change research group within the Yukon Research Centre. I work on projects that range from hydrological modelling to co-management with research interests as diverse as my project list.