Sandra L. Van Eck is a Technical Editor at the EERC, where she edits proposals; technical reports; conference papers; journal submissions; and marketing, presentation, and Web materials, working with EERC team members to develop and improve documents and ensure the highest-quality final product. Prior to working at the EERC, she was a Senior Research Specialist at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, where she coordinated activities for a National Institutes of Health-funded longitudinal study on the dynamics of health, aging, and body composition. She has also taught as a Lecturer in the Department of English at UND. She holds an M.S. degree in Community Counseling from the University of South Alabama, Mobile, and a B.S. degree in Secondary Education in English and a B.A. degree in English and Political Science from UND.