For the past year, Oregon State University has been leading a nationwide effort to create a national Outdoor Recreation Workforce Development Consortium. This Consortium would bring together academia and the outdoor industry to address the industry’s workforce needs and skills gaps and to develop stronger, more consistent, and more accessible training and education programs for outdoor industry.
If you've been looking for opportunities to advance your career in the outdoor recreation economy, we have exciting news: We're now accepting applications for the next cohort in our Outdoor Industry Leadership Certificate program.
On June 14, Windrose Coaching Founder, Greer Van Dyck, moderated a panel discussion with seasoned leaders and rising stars of the outdoor recreation economy. The event was ideal for early career professionals preparing to emerge as outdoor recreation economy leaders—or for established industry leaders in search of meaningful professional development programs for their teams
Join us, Monday, June 14th at 1pm, for an engaging panel discussion featuring outdoor industry leaders and alumni from OSU and its Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy’s inaugural Outdoor Industry Leadership cohort. If you’re a rising professional who’s ready to step into your own as a leader in the outdoor recreation economy—or if you’re looking for a meaningful professional development.
For Hilary Sager, Destination Development Manager with Travel Oregon, leadership is about rising to the moment, no matter what your title may be. In this time of social justice reckoning, that means asking big questions about how recreation and tourism can be part of creating a more equitable world.
Zavier Borja’s capstone project for OREI’s inaugural Leadership program didn’t just build on his already impressive leadership skills—it also helped school kids in Bend rebuild connections to the outdoors that had been lost in the COVID shutdown.
A conversation with professional coach, Greer Van Dyck, about the inaugural Leadership Certificate cohort If you ask Greer Van Dyck, the real magic of learning happens through meaningful integration. That’s especially true in leadership training, where learners are working to change how they perceive themselves and how they interact with others. That takes work.