Laura Anderko-Dinse has over 40 years experience as a nurse, professor, and university administrator, and teaches courses in environmental health and environmental justice. She is a certified Master Naturalist in Virginia and is Past President of the Fairfax County Chapter. She is certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. Laura has advocated on Capitol Hill for a range of environmental issues including the Clean Air Act. A longtime member of Sierra Club, she has participated in over 20 Sierra Club service trips, and even met her husband on a service trip in Brown Canyon.