Instructor
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Location: Denver, CO, United States
School: University of Colorado at Boulder
Field of Study: BA Anthropology, minor Ecology

Instructor

P R O F I L E & S K I L L S

- Extensive international travel (notably South America), backpacking, animal rescue & construction volunteering & ecotourism experience
- Extensive climbing, bike-pack touring, snowboard & wilderness backcountry experience
- Spanish language proficient
- Leave No Trace Trainer certified
- NOLS Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certified – January 2015
- AIARE Avalanche Awareness Level 1 certified – January 2016
- AASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor certified
- PC / Mac proficient, IT troubleshooting, & graphic design/marketing experience
- US / UK dual citizenship

E D U C A T I O N

Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO (Fall 2015 – Spring 2016)
Certification for Outdoor Professional / Outdoor Industry Business Management

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO (2006 – 2010)
BA in Anthropology with minor in Ecology / Evolutionary Biology
Exchange student at Uppsala University, Sweden (Spring 2009)

W O R K & T E A C H I N G E X P E R I E N C E

The Road Less Traveled ARCAS, Guatemala & Mission Wolf, Colorado
Adventure / Service Trip leader for adolescents June – Aug. 2016

Outerland Viajes Quito, Ecuador & Denver, CO
Adventure Travel Consultant Sept. 2014 – Feb 2016

Kirkwood Mountain Resort Kirkwood, CA
Certified Snowboard Instructor; Meet & Greet Lead Winters 2012-13 / 2013–14 / 2014-15

F/V Orion, F/V Ayakulik, F/V Stealth Prince William Sound, AK & Ventura, CA
Commercial Fisherman on Salmon & Squid Seiners Spring/summer 2013, 2014, 2015

TEFL English teacher Buenos Aires, Argentina
Private English teacher March – June 2012

Gettliffe Architecture (www.gettliffe.com) Boulder, CO
Studio Manager & Marketing Coordinator Feb. 2011 – March 2012

Information Technology Services (ITS) – CU Boulder Boulder, CO
ITS Assistant Trainer Feb. – Sept. 2008

American School in London Athletics Department London, UK
Middle-school Rugby Union Coach & High-school Assistant Coach 2005 – 2006


R E S E A R C H E X P E R I E N C E

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Boulder, CO
Assistant Researcher in Entomology Department Oct. 2009 – July 2010
Classified and measured grasshoppers collected over the last 50 years to examine changes in insect body size, egg clutch sizes, elevation, etc. as a response to climate change. Project advisor, Dr. Cesar Nufio.

Where there be Dragons (wheretherebedragons.com) Yunnan Province, China
Independent research study Summer 2004
Surveyed traditional Tibetan medicine in Lhasa, Tibet, on 7-week cultural immersion and trekking program.

Community Learning Center in Trinyi, Yunnan Province
Volunteer eco-lodge construction & museum design work with one-week local family home-stay.

C O M M U N I T Y I N V O L V E M E N T

Running River School - ------------ – Lafayette, CO Nov. 2015
Guest outdoor educator for LNT and tracking skills

Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY) - ------------ – Bolivia July-Aug. 2012
Volunteer – puma caretaking & construction work

A Taste of Colorado – ------------ – Denver, CO, USA. Sept. 2011
Paid inventory auditor

Crisis – ------------ – London, UK. Dec. 2010 – Jan. 2011
Volunteer – warehouse inventorying

Community Cycles – ------------ - Boulder, CO, USA. Fall, 2009
Volunteer – bike machanics

Peace Circle Event – Boulder, CO, USA. Fall, 2008
Peace circle facilitator – discussion groups of 15-20 youth