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    40 Years in the Making
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- Joan Chitiea
- Homer Luther
- Gene Tremblay
- David Jones
- Tracy Young
    Wild Side of Medicine
    The View From My Front Porch
    Tap Tapley Returns to Lander
    Just Another 30 Days?
    Wyoming Gov. Speaks at NOLS 40th
    The First WFR: The Start of the Pitkin Years
    NOLS Honors Idaho Land Manager
    NOLS Grad Leads in 101st Airborne
    Alumni Discuss Climate Change with U.S. Senators
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David Jones
NOLS Alumni Service Award Recipient

David Jones graduated from a Wind River Mountaineering course in 1978. But it wasn’t until five years ago that the Seattle-based businessman reestablished a connection to his outdoor alma-mater. Since then, Jones has more than made up for lost time.

Jones, who worked as a mountain guide in the late 70s and 80s, has been a driving force behind the Pacific Northwest NOLS alumni community—helping organize local scholar-ships, networking with regional contacts, and getting influential people into the field with NOLS, including Gary Locke, former Washington State Governor. As a NOLS graduate and former advisory council co-chair, Jones is a tireless and adaptable ambassador for the school.

The managing partner of Altus Alliance, a venture consulting firm, Jones helps develop new ideas into profitable and sustainable businesses. He’s also a private pilot and an avid alpine and telemark skier. And he continues to serve NOLS as a member of the NOLS Advisory Council and steering committee of NOLS’ International Base Camp Capital Campaign.


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