Stephanie Brinez is a part of the US Fish and Wildlife DFP and will a part of the North American Bat Monitoring and Outreach Project. She is very passionate about wildlife conservation and believes involving the community in conservation efforts is important for their success. Previously, she has worked as a veterinary technician and possess many technical skills to apply to domestic animals as well as wildlife. She is currently completing a MS in conservation medicine at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Tufts University. This program has allowed her to dive deeper into One Health aspects of conservation and has allowed her to gain many wildlife monitoring skills and well as GIS skills.