Renae started her career as an environmental educator and naturalist, then switched focus to preserving, restoring, and enhancing natural areas. She has a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in Education. Renae lives in Glen Ellyn with her husband, two children, and a lovable mutt. When off the clock, she enjoys hiking, biking, running, xc skiing, gardening, traveling, and volunteering for various eco-efforts.