The Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps member serving at Zeitgeist is Vaughn Birchler. Vaughn grew up in Plymouth, Michigan, and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Health Communication. He has internship experience as a writer for a class-operated online public news journal and supported the outreach efforts at the American Red Cross of West Michigan. He is a lifelong hockey player and competed as a club athlete during college and worked as a referee for local youth games. A year after graduating from college, Vaughn joined AmeriCorps NCCC and was assigned to the Pacific Region where he worked alongside a team of young individuals contributing to community service projects in disaster relief, environmental stewardship, and urban and rural development.