TRIP LEADERS

Professional Staff

Bruce Saxman
Director of Adventure Programming

Education:
M.A. Recreation Administration, University of Nebraska-Omaha (2000) B.S. Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Clemson University (1998)

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Cycling on roads and trails, backcountry skiing, paddling anything, wilderness travel, ultimate, reading, & cooking

Certifications/ Trainings: ACA Level 4 Whitewater Kayak instructor, Level 3 instructor for Canoeing and Coastal Kayaking, River Safety & Rescue, PSIA Level 2 Telemark Instructor, AIARE Course Instructor, Avalanche Level 2, Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Master Educator, Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide

Favorite Quote: "Skiing is the easy part Karl"

Favorite place: Somewhere in Central Vermont.

Kelly McFadden
GreenMAP Coordinator

Education:
M.S. Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Management, North Carolina State University (2013) B.S. Elementary Education, Penn State University (2008)

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Adventuring, playing in snow

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, Group fitness & personal trainer

Item you can’t live without on a GreenMAP Trip: Pillow

Favorite place: The Alps

Nate Furman
GreenMAP Climbing Coordinator, Adventure Education Professor

Education:
Ph.D Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (2009) M.A Recreation Administration, California State University, Chico (2004) B.A. Organizational Psychology, California State University, Chico (2000)

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Climbing, cycling, cooking chicken

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, AMGA Rock Guide & Single Pitch Assistant Instructor, Leave No Trace Master Educator, Avalanche Level 2

Item you can’t live without on a GreenMAP Trip: Hot alpine action

Favorite Food/Dish in the dining hall: Dessert.

Nick Rushford '14
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Hiking, Biking, Snowboarding, Sea Kayaking, Climbing

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, ACA L1 Canoe and Kayak, PSIA Telemark Instructor, Avalanche Level 1, AMGA Single Pitch Instructor

Item you can’t live without on a GreenMAP trip: Water

Favorite Place: Camel's Hump, VT

Eyliese Jiunta '14
Major: Environmental Studies/Sustainable Energy and Design

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Snowboarding & Skiing, Whitewater & Sea Kayaking, Running, Hiking, Bellydancing, & Art

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, ACA Coastal Kayak Trip Leader

Item you can’t live without on a GreenMAP trip: Sandra Townsend

Favorite place: Block Island, RI

Nick McEachern '14
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Snowboarding, Hiking, Backpacking, White Water Kayaking, Traveling

Certifications/ Trainings: WFA, CPR, PSIA Telemark Instructor, Avalanche Level 1, ACA Level 3 Kayak Instructor

Favorite Quote: "The very basic core of man's living spirit is his passion for adventure." -Christopher McCandless

Favorite place: Any hill with snow

Cameron Pall '14
Major: Adventure Education & Environmental Studies

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Fly Fishing, Skiing, Backpacking, Paddling, or anything that gets me outdoors

Certifications/ Trainings: WFR, CPR, PSIA Telemark Instructor, Avalanche Level 1, Level 3 Kayak Instructor

Favorite Quote: Many men go fishing all of their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.-Henry D. Thoreau

Favorite place: Any stream with a high trout population

Emma Christensen '14
Major: Adventure Education, Minor in Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Skiing, Soccer, & Cooking

Certifications/ Trainings: PSIA Telemark Instructor, Avalanche Level 1

Favorite Quote: Beauty requires contrast

Favorite Food/Dish in the Dining Hall: Oranges and Applesauce

Cassie Walke '14
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Kayaking, Backpacking, Volunteering, & Marine Life Conservation

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness Advanced First Aid

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip? Cabot Cheddar

Favorite Place: Alaska


Tom Paradise '14
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Long boarding, skiing, mountain biking

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, Open Water Diver, Lifeguard

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip? Fleece Pants

What do you want to be when you grow up? Owner of an adventure-based residential camp

Dave Goff '14
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Climbing, kayaking, skiing, slack lining, pullups

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, AMGA Single Pitch Instructor

Favorite Food /Dish in the Dining Hall: Peanut Butter & Jelly

Favorite Place: Rec Floor


Giancarlo Lopes '14
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Ice climbing, trail running, skateboarding

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

Favorite Food /Dish in the Dining Hall: All of it

Favorite Place: The Adirondacks in winter


Class of 2015

Henry Feder '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Climbing, skiing, backpacking

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, AMGA Single Pitch Instructor

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip? Hot sauce & coffee

What do you want to be when you grow up? Mountain Guide:

Kelly Heslin '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Climbing, skiing, cooking, drawing, making stuff

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip? Snickers

Favorite Food/Dish in the Dining Hall: Meatloaf and garlic mashed potatoes


Joe Corrado '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Climbing, playing guitar & bass

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

Favorite Quote: "You are the captain of your ship, but not the ruler of the sea"

Favorite Place: Brooklyn


Sam Snyder '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Whitewater, park skiing, volvos

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, ACA L4 Whitewater Instructor

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip: Whatever I forgot

Favorite Place: Ottawa River

Andrea "Dre" Roebuck '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Climbing, disc golf, archery, skiing,

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

Favorite Food /Dish in the Dining Hall: Cinnamon & sugar toast

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip: Oragoni spoon


Roger Conant '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Whitewater, skiing, fishing

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder, ACA L4 Whitewater Instructor

Favorite Place: Jackson Hole, WY

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip: Camera


Emmet Murray '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Skiing, sailing, climbing

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

Favorite Place: Moab, UT

Favorite Quote: "It's a trap!" -Admiral Ackbar


Julia Connell '15
Major: Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Backpacking, swimming, skiing, climbing

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

Favorite Place: Familiar trails

Favorite Food /Dish in the Dining Hall: Tacos

Class of 2016

Meg Roy '16
Major: Natural Resource Management Minor: Geology

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Skiing, volleyball, kayaking, hiking, tree climbing

Certifications/ Trainings:

Favorite Quote: "The mountains are calling and I must go" -John Muir

Favorite Food /Dish in the Dining Hall: Spring Rolls

Emily Coleman '16
Major: Environmental Studies & Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Bouldering, backpacking, kayaking

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Aid, ACA L4 Whitewater Instructor Development Workshop

What do you want to be when you grow up? Something that never gets boring

Favorite Food /Dish in the Dining Hall: Soup or coffee


Chris Thompson '16
Major: Natural Resource Management

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Snowboarding

Certifications/ Trainings: Wilderness First Responder

What do you want to be when you grow up? Park Service Search & rescue

Item you can't live without on a GreenMAP trip: My inhaler


Ryan Carr '17

Major: Environmental Studies, Adventure Education

Favorite Hobbies/Activities: Riding Bikes, Climbing Ice, Dawn Patrols

Certifications/Trainings: CPR

Item you can’t live without on a GreenMAP trip: The Stoke

Favorite quote: “If you’re not learning, you’re not living”

 

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