I was lucky enough to land a great job in the ski industry shortly after graduating from Sierra Nevada College’s Ski Business & Resort Management program. That job just so happened to be in Risk Management- a field in which … Continued
The SBRM program at Sierra Nevada College combines a rigorous traditional business curriculum with in depth study and discussion of all aspects of the Ski Resort business. Through the SBRM courses, every major aspect of the ski industry is covered. … Continued
The Sierra Nevada College SBRM program has made me a professional and knowledgeable ski industry recruit by offering a diverse, detailed education in this niche industry. Without SNC’s education and Tim Cohee’s leadership I wouldn’t be finishing my first successful … Continued
It began with the syllabus, a notebook page of ideas and the intrinsic motivation to have an impact. Service Learning was my first experience creating a three credit independent study designed specifically to satisfy my vision. My sixty hour service component consisted of co-teaching a white water kayaking class, guiding a two day white water rafting trip on the East Fork of the Carson River and volunteering as a climbing instructor with the local after school program.
My service-learning project in the Outdoor Adventure Leadership (ODAL) Interdisciplinary Studies Program gave me the opportunity to expand my learning through direct real-life experience. My passion for rock climbing and knowledge gained in my ODAL classes gave me the confidence to develop and implement a climbing wall and climbing programs at the new Truckee Community Recreation Center.
The Art Installation Backpacking Trip I designed incorporated my disciplines: Fine Art and Outdoor Adventure Leadership. This trip was meant to help students to think creatively while reconnecting to the land.
In the fall of 2012, I worked on the restoration of Rosewood Creek for my service learning. The main cause of the restoration is to reduce sediment loading into Lake Tahoe by restoring a 7,200 foot section of Rosewood Creek between Northwood Boulevard and Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village, Nevada.
I’m still living in Las Vegas, working full-time as a freelance writer and editor. I recently had my first book, Girl Seeks Place, published. It’s currently available on Amazon and will be in other markets in the coming weeks. I … Continued
Owner, Teacher, Facilitator at EQuus Insight in Washoe Valley, Nevada. Offering Equine/Animal/Nature assisted learning programs which nurture and enhance Social and Emotional Intelligence and build Leadership Skills. Most EQuus Insight programs are designed for youth in residential treatment centers, but … Continued
VP of Operations at Stevens Pass Resort.