Danny has worked in outdoor education since the early '90s and has broad experience with outdoor leadership activities including serving as backcountry guide, youth counselor, medical director, and director of an outdoor wilderness program for youth. An EMT since 1994, Danny worked for Del Norte Ambulance in Crescent City, CA for several years as well as serving his community as a volunteer firefighter, once returning to academia to pursue further education. Completing his Bachelor’s in Anthropology at Humboldt State University, Danny went on to receive his Master’s in Sociology at the University of Chicago. Currently he is in the final stages of completing his PhD through the University of California, Santa Barbara in Sociology, specializing in global philanthropic practice and relief efforts. He became part of the NOLS Wilderness Medicine team in 2001.