Board Nominations!

Seeking Board Members for the

Wilderness Education Association

The WEA is a member-based, volunteer-driven association.

Please consider joining the ranks of leadership for our Association!

Mission of the WEA

Advancing professionalism of outdoor leaders through standards, training, and credentialing

Board Responsibility 

The WEA Board serves as the steward of the WEA mission. Review the position description here.

To review the most recent accomplishments of the WEA and the Board, please review the WEA Annual Report 2020.pdf


The WEA welcomes all nominations and is seeking the following skills, talents, or expertise to complement the current board:

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion expertise
  • Member engagement
  • Marketing and promotions skills
  • Communication (newsletters and social media)
  • Finances
  • Conference/Event Planning
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Fundraising
  • Legal expertise and nonprofit Leadership
  • Curriculum development/delivery
  • International relations
  • Outdoor industry expertise


This year we will be incorporating a student representative to the board. The Student Representative on the Board of Directors serves as the voice and advocate for students and student issues. If you are interested please contact the national office for information regarding this position.


If you are interested in submitting your application please complete the following application. You will also need to submit a resume and a letter of intent with the application to the WEA National Office at


Nominations Due


New Board Member Announcement

New Board Member Onboarding/Training

November 19, 2021

January 10-14, 2022

February 9-11, 2022

April 2022

Wilderness Education Association, Inc.
151 NC Highway 9, Ste B
Black Mountain, NC 28711

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