Stefanie serves as the geologist for CAIRN. She has enjoyed the outdoors, soil, and rock since she was a young girl. Her interest in caves was sparked on an elementary school trip to Onondaga Cave in Missouri. She graduated with a BS and MS in Geological Engineering from Missouri S&T. She has been a member of the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists since college. Some of AEG’s past meetings have discussed engineering issues with caves.