Susan is a Pacific Northwest native who has transferred more than 15 years of medical office experience to her current position as Registrar within Wilderness Awareness School. She studied Environmental Anthropology at Everett Community College and has a keen interest in prehistoric rock art and symbolism. Her purpose and passions include the migrational monitoring and banding of hummingbirds for research and education, building relationships with our wild neighbors and places, and preserving, conserving, and advocating for all that is sacred. Susan also is a devoted naturalist who finds joy in learning and sharing about PNW and Desert Southwest flora and fauna and can be found wandering off trail, led by the wind, or bathing in the pristine pools of a glacial waterfall. She is enamored by the deep mystery and magic of our beautiful world and feels blessed to serve in a community that encourages nature exploration, reverence, and growth.