2011Bachelor of Arts in Geography, specialized in Environment & Sustainability
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
2007Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma
Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C.

Honors & Achievements

2012TEDx Speaker
TEDx Terry Talks, Vancouver B.C.
2011President’s Student Leader Recognition
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
2011Nominee for the Dean’s Outstanding Leader Awards
UBC Faculty of Arts, Vancouver, B.C.
2011Instuctor of the Year
Ecomarine Ocean Kayak Centre, Vancouver B.C.

Professional Background

2012-2013Knowledge Translator & Cartographer
Human Early Leraning Partnership, UBC
Vancouver, B.C.
2012-2013Graphic & Web Designer
Van City Studios
Vancouver, B.C.
2010-2013Campaign Director & Co-founder
The Pipedreams Project,
Vancouver, B.C.
2006-2013Manager & Instructor
Ecomarine Ocean Kayak Centre,
Vancouver, B.C.
2011Outdoor Educator
St. George's Secondary School
Vancouver, B.C.
2010Planning Consultant Intern
BC Housing,
Vancouver, B.C.
2009Resource Conservation Specialist
Parks Canada
Prince Albert National Park, SK
2003-2009Snowboard Instructor
Mount Seymour Resorts,
North Vancouver, B.C.
2008Lab Assistant
Langara College Geography Department,
Vancouver, B.C.
2003-2006Credit Councilor
CIBC Collections,
Vancouver, B.C.


Volunteer Experience

2008-2009GIS Analyst & Landscaper
Camosun Bog Restoration Society,
Vancouver, B.C.
2007Volunteer Kayaking Guide
Kayak for a Cure,
Vancouver, B.C.



  • Advanced Wilderness First Aid certified by the Canadian Institute of Safety Search & Rescue and CPR Level C (100 hour course).
  • CRCA Level 1 Kayaking Instructor.
  • Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 Course
  • CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor.
  • BCRCA Flatwater Canoe Instructor.
  • PADI Divemaster Certificate.
  • TESOL International Teaching Certificate (150 hour course), certified by the Australia International College of Language

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