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Advancing the Outdoor Professional 

Join the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) as we dive into topics to help you advance your career in the outdoors. 

We will share coffee chats and interviews to highlight different topics impacting the outdoor industry, and showcase different career paths. Come learn how to take the next step in your career and make a difference in the industry! 

Hosted by Candace Brendler, Coordinator for Outdoor Action at Princeton University, and AORE’s Executive Director Jeannette Stawski. 

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Meet Our Podcast Hosts

Candace Brendler and Jeannette Stawski

In her time as an outdoor professional she has worn many hats including guide, instructor, teacher and leader trainer. Candace loves working with students and doing her best to keep them engaged in the learning process. She can be reached at Candace.brendler@gmail.com

Candace Brendler

Program Coordinator for Outdoor Action at Princeton University

Jeannette currently serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education [AORE] where she works with an international complement of outdoor professionals to develop and refine industry best practices and provide professional educational support.  She also helps high potential leaders through executive coaching.  Asked to write a book published by The Mountaineers, The Outdoor Leader:  Resilience, Integrity, and Adventure will be published in Spring 2024.  Jeannette has experience across competitive athletics, nonprofit leadership, education, and  visionary leadership.

Jeannette Stawski

Executive Director, AORE

Thank you for our Advancing the Outdoor Professional jingle Demyan Hryciw!

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