I am a water pollution biologist. Much of my career was spent monitoring and working to protect the aquatic life in rivers and streams. I am a Quaker, and I have two young adult children, 21 and 24. I live near a large clean lake in a state that still retains some remote and beautiful wilderness areas. I have immensely enjoyed several professional trips to Europe, and around the U.S., especially getting to know new and interesting people.