Ian grew up in the area around Gettysburg, PA. He spent four years in the Air Force forecasting the weather in tornado alley and South Korea. After an honorable discharge He received a bachelor of science at Northern Arizona University in Parks and Recreation Management. He then went on to get a Masters in Environmental Studies at the University of Montana. Much of his research was focused around forest ecology and wildfire science.
He started with Clean Water action in 2006 as a canvasser and has since moved on to be a field manager, and now is the Canvass Director of Clean Water Action's Northampton office.
Ian has no greater passion than protecting our Earth, but live music, mountain biking, mushrooms and rock hounding are all right up there.