Our Team | Outdoor Pursuits

We are very proud of the group of Pacific staff, faculty, and students that make up the Outdoor Pursuits team and work year-round to make Outdoor Pursuits and all its offerings possible. Our team comes from a wide variety of places and diverse backgrounds, but all share the same passion for the outdoors. 

Take a look at our job postings here. If you are interested in joining the team please apply through the University's PayCom system, fill out an application (pdf), and provide a cover letter to turn into the Outdoor Pursuits office. 


Phil Friesen, Outdoor Pursuits Director, posing in nature

Philip Zook Friesen 

Director of Outdoor Pursuits
Director of Outdoor Leadership Minor
503-352-2264 | phil@pacificu.edu

 

 


Sam Morrison, Assistant Outdoor Pursuits Director, posing in a kayak

Justin Hall

Assistant Director of Outdoor Pursuits
Voyages Coordinator 
Outdoor Leadership Minor Instructor
503-352-3080 | justinhall@pacificu.edu 

 


Paige Baugher, Outdoor Pursuits Instructor, mountaineering

Paige Baugher

Biology Professor

Mountaineering & Rock Climbing Instructor

 

 


Aaron Greer, Outdoor Pursuits Surfing instructor, posing out of the window of a boat

Aaron Greer

Anthropology Professor

Surfing Instructor

 

 


Kiera Yap, Outdoor Pursuits Instructor, posing in front of sceneryAubrey Romero '22

Cadre Member

Staff Development Coordinator

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor

 


Joseph .jpegJoseph Schmitz '22

Cadre Member

Staff Development Coordinator

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 


Kenzie.jpegEmma Jenkins '23

Cadre Member

Operations  Coordinator

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 

 


grant (1).jpgGrant McLuskie '22

Cadre Member

Logistics Coordinator

Gear Guru

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor


alex (1).jpgAlex Hays '22

Cadre Member

Staff Development Coordinator

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor

 


Noraaaa.jpegNora Harbison '22

Cadre Member

Marketing Coordinator

Graphic Designer

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor

 


Romannnnn.JPGRoman Stein '22

Gear Guru

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 

 


Kayla Cooley .jpgKayla Cooley '22

Social Media Specialist

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 

 


Kenzie.jpegKristin Pilgrim '22

Gear Guru

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 

 


Kenzie.jpegArnie Gmeiner '22

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

Operations Staff

 

 


Kenzie.jpegShannon Hoyer '24

E-Curator

Marketing Coordinator Trainee

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 


Kenzie.jpegRosa Bowen '24

Gear Guru

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

 

 


Kenzie.jpegKole Meinhart  '24

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

Operations Staff

 

 


Kenzie.jpegCharlotte Crow '24

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

Operations Staff

 

 


Kenzie.jpegElvis Amaro Hernandez '25

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

Logistics Staff

 

 


Kenzie.jpegGillian Venditti '25

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

Logistics Staff

 

 


Kenzie.jpegLorna Martinez '23

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor 

Logistics Staff

 

 


Kenzie.jpegMarisa Mendosa '25 

Marketing Staff

 

 

 



Staff Photo Fall 2021   Staff Retreat, Fall 2021

 

Staff Photo winter 2020   Staff Retreat, Winter 2020