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Student leadership is an important part of the College Outdoors program, and although we wish all of our leaders could stay with us forever, we understand that they will all graduate at some point and continue on with their lives”¦ Take a look here to see where they ended up. 

 

Charlie Morgan ”˜09: Charlie has led the Discover the Columbia Gorge New Student Trip for the past couple years. He now works in a lab in San Francisco, CA. His favorite activity outdoors is ___. 

 

Kyle Miller ”˜10: Kyle is an active NOLS instructor for backpacking and climbing courses and worked on ski patrol. He has been leading the Wallowas backpacking New Student Trip for the past 4 years and has led countless trips as an undergraduate. His favorite way to explore the outdoors is ___. 

 

Katie Liebenstein ”˜10: Katie was a ski photographer near Lake Tahoe. Katie has led the Hike & Kayak Waldo Lake and Wallowas backpacking NSTs since graduating Lewis & Clark College. Katie led many sea kayaking trips while getting her bachelor’s degree. She loves to  ___ and ___ in her spare time. 

 

Maren Corbly ”˜11: Maren currently works for Teach For America in Denver, Colorado. She has led the Discover the Columbia Gorge NST and has been the logistics/shuttle coordinator for New Student Trips as well. She would love for her next adventure outdoors to take place ____. 


Greta Kreider-Carlson ”˜12: Greta now works in wilderness therapy in Utah. Greta has led the Discover the Columbia Gorge NST as well as multiple hiking and sea kayaking trips during the school year. Her favorite place to hike at the moment is ___. 

 

Hannah Mader ”˜12: Hannah Mader has led the Explore the Temperate Rainforest NST as an LC alumni, along with instructing a cross-country ski course during the spring semesters. On the weekends, she likes to get outdoors and ___. 

 

Ian Mclane ”˜12: Ian led the Discover the Columbia Gorge NST since graduation. He led the Hike & Kayak Waldo Lake NST twice as an undergraduate, as well as many other hiking and sea kayaking trips. His favorite outdoors activity is ___. 

 

Trevor Bloom ”˜12: Trevor was a leader a second time around for the Explore the Temperate Rainforest NST the August after his graduation. He has also led many hiking, backpacking, caving, and biology-based trips during his undergraduate career. His coolest discovery outdoors was ___. 

 

JJ Simms ”˜12: JJ has led the Backpack Bull of the Woods NST for the past two years in a row, along with other backpacking and hiking trips during her four years at Lewis & Clark College. She loves __ (mountains) and ___ (food). 

 

Laura Bogar ”˜12: Laura led the Explore the Temperate Rainforest NST before her senior year and the Portland Natural Area Environmental Service Project NST as an alumni. She led many biology-based trips while working for College Outdoors. Her favorite tree and flower are __ and ___. 

 

Gillian Beran-Mayrott ”˜12: Gillian led the Discover the Columbia Gorge NST and was an instructor for the cross-country ski classes in the spring. She is now commercial fishing in Alaska.