Michael Kuker is a graduate of California State University, Chico, where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration.

Michael is currently volunteering as a policy analyst and communications strategist for Shasta Living Streets, a non-profit dedicated to making the streets and cities of Shasta County more livable for everyone.

His other interests include history, photography, cinema, music, fitness, bicycling, and the great outdoors. He was prominently featured in a 2005 New York Times article on digital photography.

Michael Kuker currently resides in beautiful downtown Redding, California with his spoiled Bengal cat, Neko.