We extend a hearty and appreciative welcome to two new NSVC board directors; Dr. Phil Reeder and Stacy Krenn.
Dr. Phil Reeder is Dean of Duquesne University’s Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences. Phil’s research and areas of expertise focus on environmental change, paleo-climate and landscape evolution; environmental education, sustainability and the human role in environmental change; and paleo-environments, geoarchaeology and cultural landscape evolution. Prior to joining the Bayer School as Dean, Dr. Reeder served as Director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, Geography Department, at the University of Southern Florida. In 1994, Reeder served as a prestigious Fulbright Scholar in Peru, where he led workshops about the environment for Peruvian educators and conducted environmental contamination and geoarchaeological research. Dr. Reeder’s work has appeared in the Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, Focus on Geography, Professional Geographer and Geoarchaeology and Karst: A New Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, his master’s degree in Geography from Western Kentucky University, and his bachelor’s degree in Earth Science from Frostburg State University.
Stacy Krenn is a young Pittsburgh-based photographer, adventurer and distinguished employee at REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc), a leader in the outdoor equipment field. REI is a co-op business with roughly a million members. In 2015, Stacy distinguished herself at REI as their Anderson Award Winner, a national award given to an outstanding employee. In a recent leave of absence from REI, Stacy spent 14 months on the road, visiting and photographing 52 National Parks in 52 weeks, as well as parks in Canada and other natural sites. A Penn State graduate, Stacy has previous non-profit and social media experience.
Engineering the largest walkable relief map in the universe