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.

Pam Rosal
(River Base Program Manager)

Pam runs the NOLS River Base in Vernal, Utah. Her passion for the human experience has kept her learning, leading, and playing on rivers at NOLS si...

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Paul Dreyer
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Born in South Africa, Paul moved to the United States as a small child, but has continued to seek out travel, adventure, and education ever since. ...

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Paul Jessop
(Instructor)

Paul is an outdoor educator from Canada. He took his Instructor Course in 2009, mountaineering in Alaska. Paul has worked for NOLS in Alaska, the Y...

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Pedro Binfa A.
(Instructor)

Pedro began working for NOLS in 2008 as a mountaineering instructor. He serves as a glacier mountaineering, climbing and sea kayaking instructor in...

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Peter Reynolds
(NOLS Instructor)

Peter started his love for NOLS as a child exploring the Sierra Nevada with his father Bob Reynolds who was an instructor with NOLS during the 1970...

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Pete Ryan
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic)

Pete has spent his life in outdoor education. Pete Ryan, WEMTFrom summer camp staff as a teenager, to teaching in Colorado State University’s Expe...

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Pete Walka
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic)

Pete grew up in the outdoors, rafting, kayaking, skiing, and climbing at every opportunity. Turning his passions into a career, he spent years gui...

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Philip Hart
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Philip Hart is a WEMT, river guide trainer and trip leader working with Landmark Learning. He is also training officer for Swain County Rescue Squa...

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Pip Coe
(Instructor)

Pip started as an instructor in 1992 and to this day she can still been seen working a river course occasionally. Since the end of 2001 her p...

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Prasad Gadgil
(Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician)

Prasad is from Mumbai, India. He has been a NOLS Expeditions Field Instructor since 2013 and NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor since 2016. The pa...

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