Jesse joined the AMJV in 2018. She’s a native of Southwestern PA, and obtained her A.A.S. in Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology from Garrett College, her B.S. in Forest Resources Management from West Virginia University, and her M. Ed. in Environmental Education and M.S. Parks and Recreation Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in the states of PA, MD, WV, OH, and NC in multiple capacities, including Technician (Nature Tourism, Black Bear Survey, Nutrient Management/Chesapeake Bay, GIS, Forest Insect Pest, Biological Field-Windmill Site Surveys), Forester (Urban, Logging, Landscape Watershed, Utility), PA Woodmobile Coordinator, Teacher (High School Science and Substitute), and Sierra Club Western MD Conservation Coordinator. Jesse is based in Blacksburg, VA.