Port Townsend School District
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Document Review (business or research plans)
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
I've worked across a wide spectrum of human endeavor as it relates to building resilient and flexible community education systems. I am comfortable in forging relationships with community builders.
You have indicated an expertise in Education and Training
I have worked in both private and public sector educational settings. I have led significant education change initiatives in a number of states. I have experience working in highly competitive corporate settings, as well.
You have indicated an expertise in International Travel, Touring
I have traveled widely as a former regional director of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange program and in my role as an International Baccalaureate school administrator. In addition, I've traveled to Russia and China as a representative of several educational initiatives (Russia to support a start up school in St. Petersburg in the mid-90's and China as a part of an educational delegation from Nebraska in 2009 and 2011). I've planned and completed several international bicycle adventures, too.
You have indicated an expertise in Law and Public Service
Public service is an ongoing interest of mine as I've been involved in a number of service organizations, including Rotary, for a long time.
You have indicated an expertise in Outdoors Experience
I am the son of an international mountaineering father. Also, I am the father of the 11th woman in North America to attain full international guiding certification in the three alpine disciplines (rock, alpine and skiing). My most recent adventure with my daughter was to climb the Grand Teton in the summer of 2015. Her guiding me!
You have indicated an expertise in Transportation and Energy
I have an interest in bicycling, EV and other forms of non-internal combustion transportation. I have an interest in reducing wasteful energy consumption and in creating sustainable communities.