Margerie Durban grew up in Paris, France. She moved to the United States to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience. She received a Bachelors degree from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. Margerie served as Lower Brule’s AmeriCorps member last summer and helped implement nutrition and physical activity promotion programs such as Harvest of the Month, Pick It! Try It! Like It! and the Dam Color Run. She also spent a lot of her time working on Lower Brule’s Community Garden and donating the fresh produce to the Summer Lunch Program and Elderly Nutrition Program. Margerie also teaches chemistry and biology at Lower Brule Community College. She enjoys spending time with her dog Effie and likes hiking, cooking and reading.