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Lita Collins


Lita Collins been hiking trails on Mt. Tamalpais ever since age 4. She is an avid biker, hiker and cross-fiter. She has also spent four years surfing on Maui and appeared on the hit surf instructional video "Learn to Surf: 1-2-3." When not camping in the Sierra or hiking in Pt. Reyes, Lita is a Realtor with Frank Howard Allen in Greenbrae, California. The daughter of a real estate Broker and developer, she stepped into the family tradition in her early 30’s. Raised in San Anselmo and Ross, and having lived in Corte Madera and Mill Valley, she only left the Bay Area briefly for the sunny shores of Maui in her early 20’s.     Lita’s background is medical, including work as a Nutritionist, assistant to a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, and work as a Veterinary Technician for a small animal Vet. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UC Santa Cruz,  an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts from the California Culinary Academy and is certified as a Nutritionist through the American Health Science University.