Robyn Fennig is a second year Master’s degree candidate in the School of Urban and Regional Planning with a concentration in Land Use and Environmental Planning. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, gaining an interest in benefit-cost analysis. During summer 2011, she served as an intern to the Bureau of Response and Recovery at Wisconsin Emergency Management and developed her interest in hazard mitigation planning, recovery planning, and emergency management. Active in the American Planning Association, Robyn serves as the Region IV Student Representative for APA, as well as a student board member for the Regional and Intergovernmental Division of APA. Robyn is actively engaged in learning about sustainable floodplain management and decreasing vulnerability to natural hazards, working to develop hazard mitigation projects in Cedar County with the county Emergency Management Agency.