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  • Member of the Association For Experiential Education since 1994. Presenter at AEE Annual International conference 10 years with workshops on creativity, innovation and expressive arts. PDI co-presenter University of Wisconsin School of Social Work, 2012. Keynote speaker at AEE Regional Conference in 1998.
  • Member of Association for Challenge Course Technology since 2004.
  • Karl Rohnke Creativity Award winner at 2010 International AEE conference for design and implementation of the Journey Program/Class at LUHS.
  • “Climbing For Change” Published in Adventure Therapy by Gass,Gillis,Russell, 2012.
  • Ceasa 9 Award winner for “Vision of Excellence” 1998 for design and implementation of ACTION program (an AODA intervention) at LUHS.
  • ACCT Challenge Course Manager certification.
  • PCIA Top/Bottom Rock Certification
  • Adjunct Professor- Northland College, Ashland, WI
  • Recipient of the Herb Kohl Education Foundation 2021 Fellowship Award