Originally hailing from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Claire is the co-founder and executive director of SheJumps. She holds a BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures from Lewis & Clark College. In addition to her love of languages, Claire worked as a private chef in Alta, Utah for a number of years prior to SheJumps becoming her full-time job. Claire received the 2014 Toyota Everyday Hero for her work with SheJumps and was nominated in 2016 for the Outdoor Industry Inspiration Award. Claire is based in Fernie, British Columbia.
Ridiculously optimistic adventure mom spending her days in the mountains of the PNW, creating art and inspiring girls to play outside.
MARKETING AND PARTNERSHIP MANAGER
Angela grew up and camped all over Pennsylvania before moving to the PNW. She learned to ski, rock climb, and mountaineer in her late 20's and enjoys traveling while writing and sharing her stories on angelatravels.com. When she’s not adventuring, she drinks microbrews, takes long road trips in her van, knits, and plays with her chocolate lab, Skye. She instructs as a climbing volunteer and Board Member for Washington Alpine Club.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR
Yulia is a weekend warrior chasing snow in winter and sun in summer. A lover of long tours and steep skin tracks, exploring the Pacific Northwest and beyond. When not out adventuring, Yulia is working away at her corporate desk job for a software company to make her next adventure happen.
SNOWPACK SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM MANAGER
Krystin is a fermentation scientist, freeride skiing coach, and the founder of the SheJumps + NWAC Snowpack Scholarship Program. Her goals with SheJumps have been to encourage women to achieve high level competency and formal certifications in their sports, and to create opportunities for affordable avalanche and snow safety education. When she isn't designing new beers & beverages, Krystin spends her free time exploring aesthetic ski lines and granite rock in the Cascade Mountains and other ranges. Her favorite outdoor activities include skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking.
WILD SKILLS PROGRAM MANAGER
Growing up in the PNW I’ve spent a lot of time in the great outdoors. When not working, I am often found playing in the mountains with my family and dog. I love teaching outdoor skills and sports. I enjoy helping to create safe, fun and inclusive environments for all to learn.
FUNDRAISING AND COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST
A Northeast Ohio native, Lindsey fell in love with hiking five years ago and now can't remember life before the outdoors was a part of it. When she's not at her day job in working in communications and managing athlete relationships for a nonprofit, you can find her on the trail, planning her next trip, or sharing her love for the outdoors and the Midwest, especially as a leader of Women of the Wild Midwest.
Based in Park City, UT, Megan is a business owner, outdoor enthusiast and mom to Maeve (a future SJ'er).
Anna is a professional grant writer who hails from Spokane, WA and is passionate about procuring funding for civil clients and worthy nonprofit causes. Previously a SJ Ambassador, Anna uses her vocation to support the fundraising efforts of SheJumps and her local mountain bike nonprofit, Evergreen East. Anna is also an Ambassador for Treeline Coffee (a proud supporter of SheJumps based in Bozeman, MT) and she enjoys chasing snow, skiing, mountain biking, and exploring local rivers and lakes on her SUP.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Born and raised out west, but now calls Arlington, VA home. Cristy grew up wrestling and spending as much time as possible outdoors. You can now find her skiing, hiking, running, biking, fishing, and hunting.
Dustin found a passion for the outdoors as a young kid in Upstate NY, where he grew up biking, skiing, camping and exploring the Adirondack Mountains. Now a West Coast transplant, Dustin can often be found outside riding his bike on the trails and roads of the Central Coast of California, where he currently lives and works.
Recently transplanted from Seattle, Stacey now calls Park City home. When she’s not skiing in the winter, you can find her snowshoeing or skate skiing around Park City. In the summer, she loves to backpack, mountain bike, rock climb and scramble the peaks of the Wasatch Range. She is a part-time, professional mountain guide who loves to get more people stoked about spending time in the mountains.
Liv is a self-proclaimed adventure junky who tries to infuse some sort of magic into every single day. When not working as a digital producer, you can find her getting her fix by kitesurfing, mountain biking or skiing with her favorite sidekick, her rescue pup, Laverne.
WILD SKILLS OUTREACH COORDINATOR
In search of some new wilderness adventures, Aakanksha recently moved to Utah from Seattle. Eager to create memories and experiences, she loves to spend her time traveling, hiking, backpacking and trying new activities. The mountains and the (preferably sunny) outdoors have always been her happy place. Aakanksha works in tech and is an active part of the fitness and foster care community. When she’s not working or adventuring, she loves to cook, read, play the piano and spend time with her friends.