serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist and branch chief in Environmental Quality Services in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 1980 from Stephens College. She has worked for Bureau of Land Management off and on from 1978 to 1986. She has experience in National Environmental Policy Act compliance, Endangered Species Act, Historic Preservation Act, Clean Water Act, wildlife management, oil and gas development, coal development and reclamation, and solid and hazardous waste issues for projects on Indian and/or public lands.