BLA, North Dakota State University, 1995
BS, Environmental Design, North Dakota State University, 1995
MLA, Iowa State University, 1997
Certificates and Registrations:
Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) 2008
Registered Landscape Architect (2004 Iowa #444)
The role the built environment plays on physical activity and individual health; Public participation in the design and planning process using online multimedia and GIS tools; Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) and civic engagement; Interactive landscape visualization and modeling using GIS and 3D animation;
Geographic visulaization of Texas Youth Fitness Study for the Cooper Institute. Thematic maps developed in a variety of formats including KML. http://www.texasyouthfitnessstudy.org/
Iowa DOT Safe Routes to Schools: Develop online mapping tool to collect information regarding the routes kids actually use to get to school so this information can be used to create a better SRTS plan.
Mapping the Barriers: Online tool allows communities to identify and discuss barriers in the built and social environment that affect the safety, connectedness and accessibility of trails, parks and other recreational activities.