Graduate Student Class 2014

Environmental Education Graduate Student
Sharalynn Bauder
B.A. History, minor Communications, Gordon College, Wenham, MA.
Experience: Wilderness Trip Leader, Adventure Camp Nature Explorers Program Director, Administrator, La Vida Center for Outdoor Ed and Leadership, Wenham, MA/Adirondacks, NY; Youth and College Program Facilitator, Project Adventure, Beverly, MA; Outdoor Education Facilitator, Peabody Parks and Rec, Peabody, MA; Naturalist, Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds, Occidental, CA.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Eric Willadsen
B.A. English Literature and History, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY.
Experience: Crew Leader, Southwest Conservation Corps, Durango, CO; Crew Member, Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief, Southwest Conservation Corps, Durango, CO; Reading Tutor, Lewis & Clark Service Corps, Garfield Elementary, Boise, ID; Head JV Lacrosse Coach, Boise High School, Boise, ID; Crew Member, Leadership Development Crew, Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Richmond, VT; Substitute Teacher, South Windsor Public Schools, South Windsor, CT; Assistant Lacrosse Coach, South Windsor High School, South Windsor, CT; End-to-Ender, The Long Trail, VT.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Hanna Ridgeway
B.S. Elementary Education, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
Experience: Literacy Endorsement, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID; White water rafting guide, Salmon River Experience, Riggins, ID; 5th Grade Intern, Littleton, CO; 8th Grade Intern, Boise, ID; Sierra Club Volunteer, Denver, CO; Primary School Volunteer Teacher, Cross Cultural Solutions, Bagamoyo, Tanzania.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Luke Smith
B.A. Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
Experience: Naturalist, YMCA of the East Bay Outdoor School at Camp Arroyo, Livermore, CA; Lead Outdoor Instructor, Galileo Learning, Palo Alto, CA; Naturalist Intern, Foothill Horizons Outdoor School, Sonora, CA; Environmental Education Intern, Audubon New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM; Field Instructor, Camp Whittle Outdoor Science School, Big Bear, CA; Cycling Tour Guide and Assistant Operations Manager, Sockeye Cycle, Skagway, AK; Cycling Tour Guide, Wine Country Cycling Tours, Santa Barbara, CA; Program Coordinator, Santa Barbara Downtown Organization, Santa Barbara, CA.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Joanna Hoffman
B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA. B.A. Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.
Experience: Field Instructor, Camp Arroyo Outdoor School, Livermore, CA; Field Instructor, Foothill Horizons Outdoor School, Sonora, CA; Lead Naturalist, Audubon Summer Camp, Tiburon, CA; Education Intern, The Watershed Project, Richmond, CA; Education Intern, Brett Harte Elementary, San Francisco, CA; Farm Intern, Gemini Farm, Las Trampas, NM; Water quality research assistant, UC Santa Cruz, CA; Studied abroad in Belize and Guatemala, focusing on community conservation and natural history of the rainforests.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Ross Parsons
B.A. Geography and Spanish, Minor in Geology, University of Denver, Denver, CO.
Experience: Field Instructor, SOAR ADHD/LD/Asburger Summer Adventure Camp, Dubois, WY; Substitute Teacher, Teton County Schools, Jackson, WY; Irrigation Specialist, National Elk Refuge, Jackson, WY; President, University of Denver Alpine Club, Denver, CO; Intern to Communications Director, Colorado Conservation Trust, Denver, CO.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Janeen Williams
B.S. Outdoor Education & Natural History, Northland College, Ashland, WI.
Experience: Naturalist, Naturalists at Large, CA; Outdoor Education Instructor, YMCA Camp Widjiwagan; Backcountry Guide, YMCA Camps Menogyn and Warren, MN; Certified Interpretive Guide; LNT Master Educator; NOLS Instructor; SCA Corps Volunteer Desert Restoration Corps, CA.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Ben Seipel
B.S. Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Experience: YCC program archaeology, Provo, UT. Volunteer, Monty L. Bean Life Science Museum, BYU. Bio Tech, US Forest Service, Spanish Fork UT. Volunteer Toucan tracker, Turialba, Costa Rica. Mule Deer Bio Tech, BYU. Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Fellow, Bloomington, IN.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Karalyn Hartford
B.A. Geography and Political Science, minor in Sustainability Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Experience: Whitewater Rafting Guide and Zip-Line/Climbing Instructor, Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, NC; Manager/Mechanic at UF Bike Repair Shop, Gainesville, FL; Leader, Outdoor Adventure Recreation Club, Gainesville, FL; Vice President, Geography Student Organization, Gainesville, FL; Volunteer, Children’s Medical Services, Daytona, FL.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Ben Wickham
B.S. History, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
Experience: Manager, Merced Lake High Sierra Camp, Yosemite, CA. Winter Staff, Rock Creek Lodge, Eastern Sierra, CA. Volunteer observer, Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center. Freelance writer, Boise Weekly, Boise, ID.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Landon Moores
B.A. Spanish from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.
Experience: Spanish and Environmental Studies, San Jose, Costa Rica 2008. Gold Panning Guide, Kenai River, Cooper Landing, AK. Lower Salmon, Hells Canyon, Middle Fork of the Salmon Guide, Idaho. Supervisor of Children's Ski Program, Brundage Resort, McCall, ID. Mountain Services, Girdwood, AK & Big Sky, MT.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Dirk Brian Anderson Jr.
B.S. Biological Sciences, Organismal Biology emphasis, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, MT.
Experience: PSIA and AASI certified Level 1 Ski and Snowboard instructor, Discovery Ski Area, Philipsburg, MT; Native Forb Sod Restoration Assistant, Montana Tech, Butte, MT; Rangeland Technician, Salish & Kootenai Environmental, LLC, Blackfoot Indian Reservation, MT; Mine Restoration Planting Technician, S&K Environmental, LLC, Opportunity, MT; Idaho City High School volunteer Assistant girls basketball coach, Idaho City, ID; Montana Tech Men's Basketball Team Captain, Butte, MT; Montana Tech Community Outreach volunteer Science Fair judge, Butte, MT.
Environmental Education Graduate Student
Laura Barbour
B.S. Environmental Studies & Conservation Biology, College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID.
Experience: Alpine pollination ecology research, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Gothic, Colorado. Herbarium assistant, H.M. Tucker Herbarium, College of Idaho. Research on rare endemic plant species, College of Idaho's Biology and Environmental Studies departments. Writing tutor, College of Idaho. Laboratory teaching assistant, College of Idaho. Grassroots organizing intern, Idaho Rivers United, Boise, ID.