LeeAnn Fishback is an environmental geochemist focusing on freshwater lake and pond water chemistry in Arctic and Subarctic regions. She has a Ph.D. from University of Western Ontario (Canada). She lives in Churchill, Manitoba, full-time as a northern field research scientist. Her passion for the North has grown over the past 20 years, and she enjoys living in the remote areas of the country. Dr. Fishback has been the scientific coordinator at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre for the past 10 years. She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg, where she teaches and supervises students. She enjoys the rigors of winter, including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and curling up with a good book on a blizzard day.