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Jonathan Kleisner

Term: June 2010 – June 2016
NOLS Courses: 2006 Patagonia Backpacking and Fly-Fishing, 2008 Mt. Rainier

Jonathan KleisnerAfter running commodity hedge funds for two decades, Jonathan is a decorated HAZTAC EMT Rescuer for the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) specializing in emergency rescue and treatment of patients in a 'Hot Zone' environment. His ambulance unit is among the busiest in the city and primarily serves the vibrant and diverse communities of the South Bronx.

When not on the ambulance, Jonathan can be found tending to his apiaries (beehives) at his farm in the Catskills and training as a member of FDNY's Triathlon Team— recently completing the Ironman France and the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco.

Jonathan served as a member of the NOLS Advisory Council from 2008–2010 and as Co-Chair of the NOLS Advisory Council from 2010 to 2012.

Board of Trustees Profiles in Alphabetical Order …

Greg M. Avis
James B. Barnes
Robert O. Bethge
Caroline B. Burnett
Joan K. Chitiea
David W. Cohen
Howard P. Colhoun
Duncan N. Dayton
T. Morgan Dixon

Carl B. (Jay) Jacobs
Donald M. Kendall
Fred J. Kleisner
Jonathan Kleisner
Peter J. Levine
Douglas S. Luke
Homer L. Luther
Diana L. McCargo
Ethan O. Meers

Anne J. (Annie) Morita
Herbie Ogden, M.D.
Cynthia A. Pierce
Marc B. Randolph
Monica Rimai
Michelle S. Sarti
Michael Schmertzler
Gene R. Tremblay

Patagonia Backpacking and Fly Fishing - Master the cast and then go after those Patagonian browns. Rio Baker
Photo: Rich Brame
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