Prior to working for ELS, Keelin lived in Thailand and was an English teacher for 7th and 8th grade students where part of her curriculum was an “English through science class”. While earning her B.S. in Earth & Space Sciences, Geology, she gained experience by working on projects that included producing geologic maps and collecting field data. Since coming to work at ELS in 2018, Keelin has played a key role in numerous wetland projects including delineations, habitat assessments, and critical areas reports. She has also worked on several projects that include shoreline restoration plans and exemptions. Keelin adapts quickly to changing projects and is very thorough in her communication and report writing.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Chewing with your mouth open.

What do you like most about working at ELS?

The people who work here! I also love working outside.

If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

A travel food critic.

What is the one professional or personal skill you wish you had that you don't?

I want to be conversationally fluent in another language. I’m starting Spanish classes, so I hope to be at that level in the not too distant future.

What is something about yourself that might surprise others?

One of my favorite genres of music is metal.