Rita loves working on the Outdoor School program, as well as other programs that make a significant impact on the world. With her husband and two hairless dogs, Rita is willing to support your cause/protest/march, with or without some unique form of wheeled transportation or home-made dish. She previously worked at Scripps Institution of Oceanography as the Administrative Coordinator on the International Ocean Discovery Program, and prior to that was a senior project manager at an environmental consulting firm. Rita earned her M.S. in Geology from University of Missouri-Columbia, and a B.S. in Geology from Western Illinois University.