Tracy Johns has served as an expert on forest inventories at the 2005 UNFCCC workshop on annual inventory software, as well as a technical expert for the Coalition for Rainforest Nations policy workshop on avoided deforestation. Tracy completed an analysis of Kyoto Protocol forestry policy while an intern at the UNFCCC in 2005. She has a background in field ecology, including participation in projects in riparian ecology, forest ecology, and as a part of the Phoenix Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in urban ecology. She completed her Master of Science degree in Environmental Policy/Ecology with the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University, and has co-authored papers on options for future forest policy beyond the Kyoto Protocol 1st Commitment Period. Tracy currently lives in Tempe, AZ, and spends her free time rock climbing, traveling, and trail running.