Michelle Sarjeant Kaufman is a freelance photographer, bookbinder, published author and museum professional. She earned her Master of Arts in Museum Studies from John F. Kennedy University, in Berkeley, California, and her undergraduate degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. She has over twenty years of experience as a photographer, has won prizes for her work and has been published in numerous magazines. Michelle co-authored A History of the San Francisco State Belt with railroad historian Bill Kaufman and Modern San Rafael 1940-2000 with Jocelyn Moss, Librarian at the Marin History Museum. Both are available nation-wide.