Natalie has been an Academic Advisor at Dakota County Technical College since Fall 2015.
Natalie earned a Master's degree in College Counseling and Student Development from St. Cloud State University and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Bemidji State University.
Natalie worked as an Academic Advisor in South Africa at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. She also worked as a Graduate Student Services Advisor and interned in the LGBT Resource Center at St. Cloud State University.
Natalie received the Ally Award in 2015 from St. Cloud State University for efforts to creating a more inclusive university. She enjoys researching better practices for Adult Learners.
Natalie speaks German and enjoys taking new classes that have nothing to do with her career. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, fishing, cross country skiing, travel and gardening (though her family says you can't call what she does gardening; it's just a creative ways to kill plants).