Priscilla Grew’s work has always been a combination of academics and administration. Early on, she found her niche of bringing together people to synthesize complex information and present it to others with less technical expertise in the topic at hand. Priscilla has served as the director for the California Department of Conservation, was a commissioner of the California Public Utility Commission, and later, the director of the Minnesota Geological Survey. She is presently the director of the University of Nebraska State Museum. Priscilla shares the wisdom of what she has learned in her various positions and how this knowledge enhances what she is able to accomplish in her next role.