Anna earned her PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2006, studying Landscape Ecology. She developed her hydraulic modeling and GIS skills working on the Christchurch, NZ earthquake recovery from 2011-2014. Anna is also a certified floodplain management (CFM) professional with 3 years of related experience. In her current position as a Senior Scientist, Anna has been actively involved in project work related to stormwater modeling and planning, GIS analysis and mapping, and report writing. Outside of work, Anna enjoys hiking and gardening.