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 Programs 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 email@example.com
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 Michael at 510-452-2298 x303 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Francis at email@example.com
Climbing For Kids Committee
Climbing for Kids is BAWT’s largest fundraising event and the CFK Committee is responsible for recruiting and supporting climbers in their fundraising efforts.
Board Executive Committee
Blake Durtsche, Board Chair, Blu Skye Consulting
Carl L. Blumenstein, Board Vice Chair, Nossaman LLP
Patrick Callahan, Board Treasurer, Cloudwords, Inc.
Anna Edmondson, Board Secretary, Anna Edmondson Editing
Vera Devera, Marketing Committee, Donordigital.com
Sara Clark, Programs Committee, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
Taka Isshiki, Development Committee, PG&E
Kathi Wheater, Marketing Committee, Content Strategist, Copywriter
Kymberly Miller, Program Committee, Girl Scouts of Northern California
Virali Modi-Parekh, Development Committee, Strategic Planning, Outdoor Education, Diversity Advocacy
Rena Payan, Program Committee, Richmond Village Beacon
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