Tim Hatfield, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Counselor Education Department at Winona State University, Winona, MN. An Ohio native, he retired in July 2010 after 30 years (22 as department chair), then returned for an 8 month stint as assistant to the Dean of the College of Education to help with the launch of a major initiative to reform teacher education. He received both his A.B. (1967) and Ed. M. (1969) degrees from Harvard, after which he served as a school counselor at the University of Chicago Laboratory School and the Northfield Mount Hermon School, Mt. Hermon, MA, until 1976. His Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota was awarded in 1980, after which he assumed his position in the graduate faculty at Winona State. In addition to stress management and wellness, his specialty areas include lifespan development and school counseling. The author of one book and over 30 articles and book chapters, he also is a frequent presenter regionally and nationally on stress management, burnout prevention, and staff renewal issues. Tim is married to Susan Rickey Hatfield, Ph.D., also a professor at Winona State, and they have four grown children.

Lee Gray, Ed.D., is Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Educational Leadership at Winona State University (WSU), Winona, MN. His 37-year career in education culminated in retirement in August 2008 after teaching for 19 years at WSU, 16 years as its department chairperson and the last four years before retirement as the WSU Director of Graduate Studies. Prior to working at WSU, he served eight years as a high school math teacher and 10 years as secondary school administrator. He received his B.S. degree in mathematics education (1971) from the University of Nebraska and M.S. in mathematics education (1974) and Ed.D in educational leadership (1985) degrees from the University of Minnesota.