BAWT has a wide range of active committees that are always looking for more help! Most committees meet on a monthly basis at the BAWT Oakland office and are comprised of interns, staff, volunteers, and board members.
Anyone interested in joining a committee feel free to contact the designated staff member listed below.
The Program Committee is responsible for gear maintenance, planning and preparation of courses and program calender, as well as any special alumni events.
For more information, contact Aaron at 510-452-2298 x301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BAWT’s Development Committee is responsible for the organizations development strategy and helping to facilitate development activities such as fundraising events and promotional campaigns.
For more information, contact Steven at 510-452-2298 x303 or email@example.com
The Marketing Committee is in charge of overseeing BAWT’s marketing and web strategy, public relations/community outreach, and provide tactical marketing support including copy writing and creative consulting.
For more information, contact marketing committee chair Kathi at kwheater [at] me [dot] com
Adventure Fundraising Committee
Climbing for Kids and Backpacking for Kids are some of BAWT’s largest fundraising events and the Adventure Fundraising Committee is responsible for recruiting and supporting climbers/backpackers in their fundraising efforts.
Board Executive Committee
Sara Clark, Chair, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
Greg Mazzola, Vice Chair, Development Committee, PEAK DMC North America
Sharon Gillars, Treasurer, Finance Consultant
Blake Durtsche, Secretary, Development Committee, Independent Consultant
Cat Boroff, Program Committee, Director of Strategic Planning, TargetX
Anna Edmondson, Anna Edmondson Editing
Melissa Higgins, Learning Specialist, Gateway Public Schools
Annie Mudge, Development Committee, Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP
Rena Payan, Program Committee, Outdoor Educators Institute
Jen Snook, Marketing Committee, Entrepreneur
Ex-Officio Board Members
Scott Wolland, BAWT Executive Director & CEO
Board of Advisors
Sue Harvey Brown, Marketing Manager, Merrell Shoes/Wolverine Worldwide
Dave Cozzone, Director of Marketing, Princeton Tec
Ari Derfel, Owner, Back to Earth
Herbert Kohl, Author, Educator
Barbara Cella, Community Outreach Manager, California State University, East Bay
Karen Righthand, Outdoor Retail Industry, Marketing Consultant
Cici Shick, West Coast Ad Sales, Outside Magazine
Page Tompkins, Founder, Dean Reach Institute
Scott Welch, Columbia Sportswear
David J. Witt, M.D., Physician, Kaiser Permanente