During his time at Davidson College, David studied history and classics, worked at the Davidson Farm, and served as a trip leader for Davidson Outdoors. His previous internships with Davidson Lands Conservancy and Lowcountry Land Trust have fostered a strong interest in land protection and stewardship. In his free time, he plays clawhammer banjo and is an avid mountain biker. David is passionate about the outdoors, community service, and working in Western North Carolina. He is now in his second AmeriCorps term with Southern Applachian Highlands Conservancy.