Mike has been involved in the experiential education industry for over 20 years as an educator, trainer, and administrator.
Mike’s Outward Bound journey began in 2003 in Australia, where he started as an Instructor, and then served as Program Director, Safety Director and finally General Manager. In addition, his experience in Australia includes extensive work within the tertiary/vocational training sector. Mike joined Outward Bound USA in 2015 as Associate Safety Director and then Colorado Outward Bound School thereafter as Director of Operations and Safety.
Today Mike is the OBUSA Director of Risk and Safety, a member of the Outward Bound International Risk Management Committee and the Association for Experiential Education Standards and Accreditation Council, and serves as the chair of the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Steering Committee.
Mike lives in Salida Colorado, where he loves introducing his young family to the outdoors.
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