Leader of the Young Explorers Program, Amie Montemurro moved to Washington, D.C., after college to join forces with the non-profit Youth Venture, where she worked with local students to promote social entrepreneurship and youth leadership initiatives. Working within the educational systems in D.C. encouraged Amie to pursue her Masters of Public Policy—with a focus on Educational and Social policies—at Georgetown University. Since graduating with her Masters, Amie has worked with artists, entrepreneurs, and non-profits as a writer, editor, and grantfunding coordinator. Amie has spent several years in the Great Lakes region and has toured with the Yorktown
since June of 2012.Scott Cameron
Scott Cameron grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and enjoyed a long career in education. After retiring in 1992, Scott seized the opportunity to pursue his passion for the Great Lakes and their history and began a second career as author and lecturer. He is a member of the Ontario Maritime History Committee and the Association of Great Lakes Maritime History.Janet Walsh
Janet Walsh, President of the American Watercolor Society, teaches workshops around the country and abroad and juries and judges many regional and national art shows. Her work can be found in many corporate and private collections and has been exhibited in numerous museums across the United States. Her often-reprinted Watercolor Made Easy has been described as "a singularly comprehensive book covering not only the techniques used by the author, but her feelings, thoughts and approach towards her painting." During our voyage, Ms. Walsh will share her experience and expertise with all who wish to explore their own talent.