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David Shurna
Executive Director, Co-Founder

Julie Ivker Dubin
Program Director, Co-Founder

Dr. Jeremy Dubin
Medical Director

Ben, Lily and Clara
Work-Life Balance Coordinators

Ryan K. Brook

Bette J.S. Jackson, Ph.D.

Jerome A. Jackson, Ph.D.

Jose-Ignacio (Pepe) Rojas-Moscoso

Phil Wittman, Ph.D.

Peter Marchand, Ph.D.

Eric Alexander

Amy Lerner
Expedition Leader

Brian Miller
Expedition Leader

Casey Fagre
Expedition Leader

Dorothy Lagana
Expedition Leader

Ed Shurna
Director of Group Management

Danielle Thuringer
Global Explorers Intern

Gina Curler
Cultural Anthropologist

Rosie O'Gara
Expedition Leader

H. Bruce Rinker, Ph.D.
Field Instructor

Jordy Oleson
American Youth Leadership Program Coordinator

Laura Portalupi
Leading the Way Fellow

Santiago Lobeira
Expedition Leader

Shannon Smiley
National Parks Program Coordinator

Jessica McConnellogue
Global Explorers Intern

Chris Frost

Shannon Hatmaker
Expedition Leader

Jordan Robbins
Director of Scholarship Programs

Steve Yanoviak

Dana Leonard
Program Support Intern

Katie Watkins
Communications and Outreach Manager

Kristen Leonard
Curriculum Development and Night Skies Intern

Lauren McCabe
Expedition Leader

Aracely Rojas
Expedition Leader