Jean K. Lightner, DVM worked just over three years as a veterinary medical officer for the US Department of Agriculture before resigning to stay at home to raise and teach her four children. Since high school, she has been interested in creation-related issues and their relevance to understanding the world and living a consistent Christian life. Now that her children are grown, she is deeply involved in creation research. She has contributed numerous articles to creation journals, magazines, and websites and serves as a board member for the Creation Research Society. She is an adjunct with Liberty University Online and a member of the BSG: a creation biology study group, Christian Veterinary Mission and the National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps.