- Theresa Therriault
Theresa Therriault will be joining us as a 6-month Wilderness Educator from May 18- November 8, 2015. Theresa will be graduating from UMaine with a B.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism this May. Through her studies, she has developed a deeper understanding of conservation and environmental education. Since 2012 she has been working as a student ambassador, tour guide, and telecounselor for UMaine’s Team Maine- New Student Programs. In this position she gave tours to prospective, accepted and admitted students and provided them with opportunities to ask questions. She also worked large Open House and Orientation events. Serving as a Field Team Member with AmeriCorps last summer, she became accustomed to back country living in Maine…which will serve her well here!
- Susan Opperman
Susan Opperman will be joining us as a 6-month Wilderness Educator from May 18- November 8, 2015. Susan attended Kansas State University and received her B.S. in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology with an emphasis in Biodiversity and Conservation. She has extensive field research experience across the U.S. and in Africa and also has a variety of experiences working with the public. She has managed restaurants, worked as a Teaching Assistant both at the high school and college level, and worked as a Zookeeper giving educational tours! Her exposure to public education will be of great value this season as she interacts with the Park’s visitors!