Voyageur Outward Bound Leadership Team

“To Serve, To Strive And Not To Yield”


Jack Lee, Executive Director
Suellen Sack, Program Director
Poppy Potter, Director of Operations
Calvin Croll, Texas Program Director
James Hancock, Associate Program Director
Dan Blessing, Intercept Associate Program Director
Tyler Fish, Staffing Associate Program Director
Anne Grignon, Logistics Manager
Richard Stuart, Marketing Manager


Student Services

Greta Blessing, Director of Student Services
Matt Kraska, Course Advisor
Tessa Olson, Course Advisor


Board of Directors
Damon Anderson, St. Paul, MN
Kim Moore Bailey, Denver, CO
Peter Bailey, St. Paul, MN
Jennifer Cary, Crystal, MN
Chris Cohen, Wayzata, MN
Jud Dayton, Minneapolis, MN
Bill Erickson, Shorewood, MN
Hervey Evans, St. Paul, MN
Julie Hignell, Ely, MN
Cindy Holker, Edina, MN
Stewart Hudnut, Winnetka, IL
Chris Kondo, St. Paul, MN
Robert J. Moeller, Chaska, M
Ted Moores, North Oaks, MN
Jerry Rosen MD, Minneapolis, MN
Peg Skold, Minneapolis, MN
Don Uram, Eden Prairie, MN
Deb Zackery PhD, Eagan, MN


Our Educators

As a leader in wilderness-based experiential education, our wilderness instructors are accomplished outdoor educators, with extensive experience and training in technical and facilitation skills.

Our community and administrative staff are passionate about our mission and are focused on supporting the mission of the school for all those we serve. We value and seek a diverse range of people who are sincerely interested in the growth and development of others on a personal, group and larger societal level.

If you’d like to learn more about who we hire and our certifications and requirements for hiring, please visit