Tina’s background is in science and education. As a sophomore biology teacher for 20 years, Tina developed an expertise in curriculum writing. Tina chaired Saint Paul Academy’s Science Department for 6 years, where she oversaw all k-12 science curriculum. She has her Master of Science from the University of Michigan and attained her teaching credentials from Macalester College.
She was attracted to Urban Boatbuilders because her values and interests aligned with the mission of Urban Boatbuilders. Her love of the water and nature grew on the shore of Lake Superior in Upper Michigan where she grew up canoeing and sailing on the big lake.