Meet Our Team

Heart, Expertise, and Wildness

Our team works behind the scenes and all over the world to give you the best experience possible. Click below to read their stories.

Gabi Kilko-Jackson
(Risk Services Business Manager)

Hailing from the southern US, Gabi moved to Lander, Wyoming looking for adventure. What she found – besides the dreamy mountains and endless hiking...

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Gabo Puma
(NOLS Patagonia Program Manager)

Originally from Venezuela, Gabo came to NOLS as a student in 2007. With ample experience in experiential education and leading groups into the outd...

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Gareth Tate
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Gareth splits his year between the east coast and west coast but calls Asheville, NC home. He grew up on a goat farm in the foothills of North Caro...

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Gates Richards
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Gates Richards has been involved in outdoor Gates Richards, WEMT education and EMS since the early 90's. Over the years he's worked outdoor program...

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Gene R. Tremblay
(Chair Emeritus)

Gene went to Mount Everest in 1994 as a sponsor of the Sagarmatha Expedition with NOLS instructors Scott Fisher and Steve Goryl. He has a bachel...

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Geoff Irons
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Geoff “retired” after a 26-year Army career to the small town of Woodland Park so he and his wife could “enjoy climbing and skiing the beautiful mo...

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Ginna Irwin
(Wilderness First Responder)

Ginna loves the outdoors, education, and medicine- and is excited to incorporate all three while working for NOLS Wilderness Medicine. Ginna gradua...

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Graham Prather
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Graham spent his formative years primarily on the East Coast but most recently drove the wagon west from the snowy mountains of New Hampshire and n...

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Greg Henington
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Greg Henington is the owner of Far Flung Outdoor Center, an outdoor adventure company based near Big Bend National Park, Texas. Far Flung Outdoor C...

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Gregory M. Avis
(Board Vice Chair)

Greg is a NOLS graduate, a former member of the NOLS Advisory Council and served on the NOLS Board of Trustees from 2002 to 2008. Greg is a co-f...

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