Devra Has been a professional educator for over 15 years and a project caver even longer. She has experience teaching everything from biology to physics to cave mapping to technical rope techniques. She has Bachelors in both Chemistry and Biology, plus experience with biological collecting, inventorying, and data management during cave expeditions. Devra's first caving expedition was in 2007 and has participated in many remote caving expeditions including 5 expeditions to large isolated cave systems in China. She has basic competency in cave rescue, participating in classes put on by the NCRC, caving groups and the National Park Service. She currently works as the National Cave and Karst Research Institute’s Education Program Manager and the National Speleological Society’s Education Division Chief.