Keith is an educator, author, underwater naturalist and photographer. He has a BS in Environmental Biology and MS in Ecological Teaching and Learning. Keith worked for 10 years as an Environmental Biologist with the US Army where he researched the ecological effects of environmental contamination. He is the founding Director of Education and the current Executive Director of the NorthBay Education Foundation, one of the largest outdoor education programs in the US. Keith served on the Maryland Governors Working Group for Environmental Literacy, served on the Board of the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education for 12 years, and currently serves on the Maryland State Superintendents Gifted and Talented Advisory Council.  Keith is a Paramedic, Swiftwater Rescue Technician and Wilderness Medicine Instructor and spends as much time as he can snorkeling rivers. His first book on river snorkeling was published in 2016.