6 ½ years in private large and small animal veterinary practices on the Western Slope and in Phoenix, AZ.
Cheyenne Mt Zoo for 11 ½ years: BFF Conservation Keeper, Reptile Keeper and Hospital Manager (8 ½ years)
Started at PPCC in 1995, helped CMZ staff develop original curriculum.
Adjunct in 1996, then picked up the Internships and Zoo Keeping Liaison positions as semester contracted. Became .5 faculty in 2009, Full time faculty in 2011.
Cancer survivor! (not many students know that!)
(can’t pick just one) – Domestic – Horse, Furry – Snow leopard, Scaly – Gaboon Viper, Feathery – Snowy Owl
Live on 5 acres in Peyton with my two sons, two horses, two cats and dog.
Don’t have much spare time for hobbies, but horseback riding would be it.
When I grow up I want to be a wildlife videographer for National Geographic.
When I get old, I’m going to pinch and bite.