Jim retired from Iowa State University in 2008 where he was the Extension Wildlife Specialist and a leader in teaching a full range of interpretive skills to hundreds of students in conservation fields. Jim is a team member with complementary skills when E Resources is called upon to conduct interpretive planning including site inventories and conservation management plans.
Dan is still fully employed, but consults on projects for interpretive writing and exhibit design. His decades of experience in the conservation field brings insights into the practical aspects of getting projects done. Dan is a team member on interpretive projects as time permits.
Chris provides writing services through her business of C.I. White and Associates. Her experience ranges from technical writing for manuals to coaching students through dissertations and preparing manuscripts for publication.
Rebecca operates Christoffel Conservation from Madison, Wisconsin and is a collaborator on National Employee Development Center (NEDC) training and other projects as they arise. Rebecca’s past experiences include teaching in formal and informal environments, conducting research, grant-writing, supervision, and project management. Her research experience within the field of natural resource conservation, primarily wildlife and human-wildlife interactions, helps us navigate in and out of research projects.
Phyllis was the lead in the projects to train Iowa environmental educators to prepare them as partners for schools as the Iowa Science Standards become operational. Phyllis retired from the Area Education Agency (AEA) system in Iowa, and as a long-time science educator she brings practical classroom experience to projects.
Recently retired from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after 17 years as a private lands biologist, Kathy collaborates on the National Employee Development Center (NEDC) courses. Her practical experience working with landowners and working with agency field offices makes her contributions well grounded in reality.