Sharon Fisher is a Idaho-based writer and principal consultant for Gem State Community Development. Her corporate clients include the Economist Intelligence Unit, IDG, Greenough, Oracle, Cisco, HP, Laserfiche, and Exact. She has served as an intern with the Idaho Legislature’s Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master of public administration, a graduate certificate in geographical information analysis, and a graduate certificate in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings.