Tonja S. has been a member of the BPC team since November 2015. She grew up in Utah and is a retired air force officer. She volunteers with the Northern Virginia Beekeepers and for astronomy events. She is a lifelong pet lover, and loves to walk outdoors and having a pet companion with her is a plus. She loves that her job gets her outdoors, and that she gets to train and care for the pets. Currently she has a 12 year old cat.