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Interim Commission Chair (Non-Voting)

Kelli McMahan, Ph.D., CTRS
Baylor University


Members at Large

Jerel Cowen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology & Health Studies | University of Central Oklahoma

Jeff Tindall, M.S.

Associate Professor of Recreation, Park, & Tourism Administration | Western Illinois University

Mick Daniel, M.S.

Member at Large

Mat Erpelding, M.S.

Politician | Idaho House of Representatives

Scott Schumann, Ph.D.

Ambassador of Outdoor Education | Singapore

Ricky Haro, M.S.

Owner | Rare Earth Adventures

Kent Clement, Ph.D.

Professor of Outdoor Recreation Leadership | Colorado Mountain College

Briget Eastep, Ph.D.

Director of the Outdoor Engagement Center | Southern Utah University

Francois Guilleux, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Experiential Designs Programming | Coalition for Christian Outreach

Jennifer Hazelrigs, M.Ed.

Assistant Director Auburn Outdoors | Auburn University

Whitney Ward, Ph.D.

Director of Outdoor Leadership & Entrepreneurship | Snow College

Reid Cross, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Physical Education | California State University – Chico

Michael McGowan, Re.D.

Professor & Graduate Coordinator | Western Illinois University 

Nate Millard, Ph.D.

Lecturer | California State University - Chico

Pat Lewis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies Ithaca College

Christopher Pelchat, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | North Idaho College


Outside Member

Jessie Stephens, M.S.
Associate Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction Indiana University

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