Speakers Bureau

If you are a STEM professional who enjoys interacting with K-12 students, teachers, and the public by giving engaging presentations, please let us know if you would be willing to be listed in our Speaker’s Bureau.  This is a list of STEM professionals who are generally available throughout the year for either in-school or public speaking engagements and willing to be contacted directly.

These scientists, experts, and speakers are available year-round for in-school or public presentations.
NAME CONTACT INFO INSTITUTION EXPERTISE
Bates, Bryan 928-226-4273 Email Coconino Community College Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Archaeoastronomy
Colbath, Kent 714-392-1397 Email Independent Geology, Volcanology, Paleontology, Mass extinctions
Feldt, Sara 928-526-3367 Email National Park Service
Gitlin, Alicyn 928-774-6514 Email Sierra Club
Haskins, Kristin 928-774-1442 Email The Arboretum at Flagstaff Plant conservation and plant ecology on the Colorado Plateau
Hull, Julia 928-255-3264 Email NAU & US Geological Survey Beneficial plant associated fungi, nonnative species, climate change mitigation
Klimowski, Brian 928-556-9161 x222 Email National Weather Service Weather, Climate Change, and Weather Modification
Metcalfe, Anya 954-729-7077 Email US Geological Survey Biology, Ecology, Entomology, Colorado River
Nelson, Mansel 928-523-1275 Email NAU – Tribal Environmental Education Outreach Program Environmental Chemistry
Propster, Jeff 740-334-7566 Email Coconino Community College Soil ecology, Nutrient cycling, Analytics
Rumpf, Elise 928-556-7029 Email US Geological Survey Geology, Volcanology, Planetary Science
Strohmeyer, Brenda 928-556-2185 Email US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station Wildlife, Fire, and Forest ecology and ecosystems
Taylor, Megan 928-556-9161 Email National Weather Service Weather, Climate
Tsouras, Ted 928-600-4947 Email Southwest Archaeology Research Alliance Archeology, Anthropology
Vaughan, Greg 928-556-7006 Email US Geological Survey Geology, Volcanology, Yellowstone, Hawaii, Remote Sensing