Caves and karst, my life since 1975. Karen, my life too and wife since 1990. Caver, hydrogeologist, NCKRI chief, and International Union of Speleology President.
Operations Division Director
Family-oriented wife, mother, grandmother, artist, entertainer, and professional bean counter, with years of experience managing complex situations.
Assistant Professor of Geobiology, New Mexico Tech
Academic Director NCKRI
Dan has been studying caves and the microbes that make them since 2005. Geomicrobiologist, geochemist, and karst scientist. Assistant Professor of Geobiology at New Mexico Tech.
Cave and Karst Management Science Director
I view life like a never-ending cave—always something different around the next corner, always something new to see and explore, and on occasion a passage brings you right back to where you started from but having learned a great deal.
Lewis has been doing hydrogeology in New Mexico since 2002. Most of his work involves big-picture investigations of karstic aquifers, but he sometimes finds his way into caves and sinkholes.
Wife, mother of a son and daughter, but has many kids who call her mom. Noni to 7 grand-babies so far. Animal lover who has 5 dogs as well as a cat who thinks she’s a dog, and she has recently taken up gardening.