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Melissa Weber

As the Community Engagement Coordinator, Melissa oversees the organization and execution of community short courses and workshop events, maintains the consortium membership information, and is the point of contact for any exhibit logistics and promotional material distribution.

Kelsey Russo-Nixon

Kelsey works on the Engagement team, specifically in workforce initiatives, and manages the Geo-Launchpad internship program for community college students. She enjoys time with family, friends, and doing anything outdoors.

Beth Pratt-Sitaula

Beth manages projects related to undergraduate curriculum development (GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues [GETSI]), university instructor professional development, the community science workshop, and others. She has a background in both geoscience education and geomorphology, with a special interest in geohazards learning. Beth has also been a co-PI on three EarthScope education projects and taught a … Continued

Shelley Olds

Shelley leads the curriculum development efforts for K-12 school and free choice learning environments on the USGS ShakeAlert project, collaborates with partners to create learning modules incorporating coding to visualize geoscience hazards, and extend geodetic-focused lessons to use online data-tools.

Anika Knight

Anika is an experienced scientific researcher who is dedicated to increasing inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility in science. She credits her own experience with an NSF funded Research Experience for Undergraduates(REU) program as a major factor in her decision to pursue graduate school. In the following years she served as both an REU graduate student … Continued