Job Title: Advisor
Location: Modoc High School, Alturas CA
Degrees: BA Anthropology, Minor Geography
MSc Outdoor Education
University/College: The Pennsylvania State University, USA,
The University of Edinburgh, UK
High School/Hometown: Big Valley High School / Hometown is Adin, CA.
Related Past Work History: Spent just shy of 7 years active duty in the US Army as an Information Technology Specialist . During, I graduated from both Airborne & SERE (High Risk) schools & of course globe-trotted around an array of countries to include Afghanistan(x3).
After grad school I earned several certificates from a semester at the National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Medical Institute. I am also a graduate of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention Basic Wildland Firefighter Academy. I’ve also spent some time in a very eye-opening role as Mentor in a therapeutic aftercare program supporting young adults struggling with mental health, emotional or motivation issues.
Activities & Interests: I LOVE camping, hiking & traveling. But my favorite activities always include Brey & our dogs, Betty & Mr. Sue. ( #bettytheadventurepup )
*”Pressure Makes Diamonds.” – Gen George S. Patton
*”Situation Dictates.” – Every Drill Sergeant., Ever.