Originally hailing from SW Wisconsin, and a recent Utah resident, Brian will be leading the Southeast Arizona Plant Team this season. After several years in the military and a year in the desert, Brian graduated of the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse in 2010, where he majored in Geography with a minor in Earth Science. He had his ﬁrst SCA experience in the summer of 2008, where he was a FIREMON crew member, both in Bismarck, ND and in Havre, MT. While continuing college, Brian worked at the Trempealeau Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin. During the summer of 2010, he also studied heavy metal soil contamination in Albania. After graduating college, Brian moved to Kanab, Utah. Brian is very excited for this season, and is looking forward to the work diversity. When Brian is not in the ﬁeld, you can ﬁnd him caving, sleeping, trying to improve his knee ﬂexibility, or planning a long vacation.