The AAG is pleased to have three interns joining the AAG staff for the summer of 2018!

Alex Lafler is a Junior at Michigan State University pursuing a BS in Geographic Information Science and a BA in Human Geography (along with a Minor in Environment and Health). Alex previously interned at the St. Joseph County Land Resource Centre (Centreville, MI). After Graduation, Alex hopes to pursue a career in GIS or a related field. In his spare time, Alex likes to watch movies and sports (Go Green!), walk as much as he can, and create videos and podcasts.

Christian Meoli is a senior at the University of Mary Washington, double majoring in Geography and Environmental Science with a certificate in GIS. He has interned for the town planning departments in his hometown of Maryland and in his college town in Virginia. Most recently he interned for the Sierra Club in Boston where he explored urban environmental geography. He hopes to bring his academic perspective and enthusiasm for geography to the AAG. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, hiking, and playing tennis.

Jenny Roepe is a rising senior at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, pursuing a B.A. in geography with a minor in geographical information systems and urban and public issues. Last summer Jenny interned for the Fairfax County Park Authority Planning and Development Division. During her time at FCPA, she designed trail maps using GIS software. The maps were posted for public use at various parks in Fairfax County. After graduation, Jenny hopes to pursue a career that combines her passion for the environment with her skills and background in Geographical Information Systems. In her spare time, Jenny likes to read, hike and travel to new places.