Marnie was born and raised in Linden, Michigan. She got her start in Alaska working at Girl Scouts of Alaska summer resident camp before transitioning into the role of planning year round programs and specifically directing their Rural Camps. Marnie has recently spent time in Nairobi volunteering in Women’s Education to support business projects created by the women living there. Marnie attended Northern Michigan University and is continuing her education at University of Alaska -Southeast, pursuing a degree in Alaska Native Language and Studies. Marnie has made Anchorage home, and spends her time ice skating in winter and doing some hiking or camping during the summer. As a homebody, she loves playing with her two black cats, Sony and Cher, and reading a good book. She joined the Camp Fire team in 2021.