Nina has a bachelors degree in Computer Science from California State University, Chico, and has worked as a professional writer for over 25 years. Her writing experience includes corporate and freelance technical writing, copywriting, and business communications. Nina has a passion for poetry and her poems have appeared in the Chronogram, Home Planet News, and other publications. Other interests include camping, hiking, baking, Italian language, poetry readings, Facebook, and more. She has been involved in HVSS since its inception, and has worked as a staff member for five years.