Commission on Outdoor Education and Leadership

Commission Co-Chair (Non-Voting)

Christopher Pelchat, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Health & Human Performance
Stanford University

Commission Co-Chair (Non-Voting)

Pat Lewis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ithaca College

Members At Large

Jerel Cowen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology & Health Studies
University of Central Oklahoma

Jeff Tindall, M.S.
Associate Professor of Recreation, Park, & Tourism Administration
Western Illinois University

Mick Daniel, M.S.
Member at Large

Mat Erpelding, M.S.
Idaho House of Representatives

Scott Schumann, Ph.D.
Ambassador of Outdoor Education

Ricky Haro, M.S.
Rare Earth Adventures

Kent Clement, Ph.D.
Professor of Outdoor Recreation Leadership
Colorado Mountain College

Briget Eastep, Ph.D.
Director of the Outdoor Engagement Center
Southern Utah University

Francois Guilleux, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Experiential Designs Programming
Coalition for Christian Outreach

Jennifer Hazelrigs, M.Ed.
Assistant Director Auburn Outdoors
Auburn University

Whitney Ward, Ph.D.
Director of Outdoor Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Snow College

Reid Cross, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Education
California State University – Chico

Michael McGowan, Re.D.
Professor & Graduate Coordinator
Western Illinois University

Nate Millard, Ph.D.
California State University - Chico

Outside Member

Jessie Stephens, M.S.
Associate Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction
Indiana University