Judi has been the Operations Director for WMA for the past 10 years of her 14-year career with WMA. She has her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling both from NVU. Judi’s bachelor’s degree in business and master’s degree in mental health have been invaluable in building… Read more »
Esker has spent the past decade working with youth and adults alike in the wilderness context. From remote whitewater canoe travel in Northern Canada to multiday expedition-style dogsledding in the Svalbard Archipelago, Esker has honed his skills in outdoor experiential education in a variety of world-class settings. When he isn’t at work, he continues to… Read more »
Amit Arora has been working in the field of outdoor education for over 15 years. His interest in medicine was sparked in 2016 and he dove into his newfound passion, Wilderness Medicine and education. He completed his WEMT in the year 2017 and has been on the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, USA, since… Read more »
Sean is currently living in Mississauga, Ontario working as a manager for HUB Climbing, an Indoor Rock Climbing gym. He has also worked for a number of camps over the years as the Risk Management Manager overseeing the backpacking trips & the challenge courses. Sean enjoys several outdoor activities including canyoneering, hiking, climbing and biking.
From starting off as a lifeguard and lifesaving instructor, I discovered a passion for instructing and leading groups. After many other jobs requiring leadership and instruction, river guide, ski patrol, Fire Fighting etc. I landed In the Emergency Medical field. Now over ten years working in Canmore as an Advanced Care Paramedic I am continuing… Read more »
Emergency Room RN with a 12-year history in Adult / Paediatric Emergency Nursing from across Canada, currently working as the Clinical Nurse Manager at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa. I currently coach with the Chelsea Nordiq Adventure Ski program and have a diverse history with outdoor leadership and White Water Canoe instruction… Read more »
Jen has been working in medical services for over 20 years. She began as a medic in the Canadian Armed Forces in 1995 and later transitioned to a civilian career as a Registered Nurse. Her career has seen a variety of locations, ranging from large U.S. trauma centres to remote First Nations health centres. The… Read more »
Margit is a Registered Nurse with 41 plus years of experience, specializing in emergency medicine. She currently works at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, which is a Level 1 Trauma Center, in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Margit also has over 7 years of wilderness response experience at Camp Manito-wish YMCA as a camp nurse. Margit is… Read more »