Stephanie joined NPCA in January 2016 as the Chesapeake Field Representative for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Stephanie comes to NPCA from Casey Trees, an urban forestry non-profit in Washington, D.C., where she coordinated adult education opportunities and taught their Citizen Forester classes. Previously, she worked on youth environmental education with both the Student Conservation Association and Parks and People Foundation in Baltimore, MD. Additionally, Stephanie was a George Melendez Wright Climate Change Fellow, serving at the Center for Urban Ecology of the National Park Service. Stephanie earned her B.A. in Biology at Rhodes College and her Masters at the University of Maryland in their Marine, Estuarine and Environmental Sciences program. She loves exploring national parks, both locally and across the country, with her husband and friends.