Natalie graduated from Stevenson University with a degree in Biology and minor in Environmental Science. She is currently continuing her education and is in pursuit of her masters in Nonprofit Management with a Certificate in Philanthropy at Notre Dame of Maryland University. She worked for the Arundel Rivers Federation, assisting with the analysis of watershed issues, hands-on restoration and adaptive management of both watershed and habitat functions of the South River Watershed. Most recently, Natalie worked with Howard County Recreation and Parks at the Robinson Nature Center, leading conservation stewardship opportunities for volunteers and working as a recreation and community liaison. With her background in Biology and Environmental Science, as well as attending a Lutheran school for seven years, Natalie bring unique persepctive on the intersection of faith and environment. In her free time, Natalie loves to travel, try new foods, perfect recipes, go on hiking adventures, and read good books with the company of her cats.