Post High School Travels with ‘the girls’ . . Seattle with Marie Shenkenfelder, Anne Wintemute, Moe Doersam, Diane Reid, and Roberta Ferris . . Vancouver with Leslie Giles, Jill Tomlinson, Maureen Sturdy, and Emily Reid . . San Francisco with Marie Shenkenfelder . . Northwest Bay/Tofino with Anne Wintemute, Nancy Gonnason and Judy Soper
The University Years . . 1970 BSc (Hon Biology) with the Governor General’s Gold Medal . . and 1972 MSc (Plant Physiology) . . slightly off track from the original plan to be a Home Economist and the aptitude test that said ‘mortician’!
Married Wayne Humphrey in 1972 (met while playing on the high school badminton team OB/VicHigh)
Taught Biology at Camosun College 1972-2008; taught UVIC in 80’s; taught Open Learning labs in 80’s
Children born in the 70’s Alisa and Steven . . both engineers with a passion for the ocean and the environment
Chair of the Camosun Biology Dept 8 years, Chair of the Provincial Biology Articulation Committee 2 years, Chair of the Camosun Education Council 2 years, Chair of the Camosun Curriculum Committee 9 years, Chair of the Camosun Environmental Technology Program 5 years
Member of the Camosun Board of Governors 2 years, member of provincial committees on K-12 science curriculum, member of a BC Council of Admission and Transfer committee
Many years short on sleep!
Nominee for the 1998 Women of Distinction Awards
Retired 8 years! Temporary set back . . broke a hip 6 months later. Still playing racquetball (35 years) and enjoying camping, travelling, gardening, and dog walking. Lots of sleep now!
Convenor of the Needle Arts and Needle Crafts Dept at the Saanich Fair 35 years
Current Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Landscape Horticulture Program at the Horticulture Centre, a guest lecturer for the Advanced Master Gardener Program, member of the South Vancouver Island Mycological Society