Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I am super excited to be a voyage leader! I am from the Seattle Area, and study Bioinformatics. In my free time, I love to go skiing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, rafting, hiking, and play ultimate frisbee. I went on the White Water Rafting Voyage as an incoming freshman, and it was one of the coolest experiences I’ve had, and was a great way to start college. I have also been on other rafting and paddle boarding trips with Outdoor Pursuits, and had such a blast. I can’t wait to meet you all!
Voyages Leader | Music Therapy '23
Hey ya'll! I'm Izzy, a sophomore music therapy major here at Pacific. I'm so stoked to be apart of voyages again this year! I am from a little town north of Seattle, and the majority of my time growing up has been spent adventuring with my family, mostly rock climbing, skiing, surfing, and backpacking. When I'm not outside you can usually find me playing bass, doing yoga, and drinking coffee. I can't wait to explore and share all the wonders of the outdoors with you guys! See you soon!
Voyages Leader | Education ‘21
Hello Voyagelings! My name’s Tessa and I’m from Renton, WA. I am currently a senior and finishing a major in Elementary Education with a minor in Outdoor Leadership here at Pacific. I am also a fourth-year member and nationally recognized champion of Pacific’s Handball team. This will be my third year as a Voyage Leader and I can hardly wait to get started. I am beyond excited to explore the stunning PNW with you all! I have always enjoyed the outdoors and you can often catch me walking around campus, hiking nearby trails, playing sports, and having fun up at the mountains. I love jokes, puns, riddles, or anything of that sort. Beyond all that, I love a great adventure and I can’t wait to experience more of what this region has to offer. I look forward to meeting you all real soon!
Voyages Leader | Anthropology '22
What’s up friends! My name is Craig and I’m super stoked to get out on Voyages with y’all! I grew up in California and moved to the Pacific Northwest, and I’m so excited to explore this awesome place with everyone. I love to travel and get outside, and Oregon is still my favorite place in the whole world to hike and relax in nature. I can’t wait to get this Voyages show on the road - see you soon!
Voyages Leader | Music Therapy '22
Hi, I'm Arni Gmeiner! I love being in the outdoors, whether it's hiking, backpacking, rafting, swimming, or just hanging out in the sun. I'm from Spokane, Washington so I've been in the PNW for as long as I can remember, and I'm always happiest with trees nearby. My freshman year I went on the sea kayaking voyage and I had an amazing time, and felt so much more comfortable going into college when there were people that I had spent time with going through the same thing. Can't wait to go adventuring with you!
Voyages Leader | Spanish & Education and Learning '22
Hey! I’m a Junior here at pacific and am majoring in Spanish and Elementary Education and learning, and minoring in Dance. I have always felt the most at peace outdoors, and some of my favorite outdoor activities are hiking, climbing, rafting, kayaking, and I have just begun learning how to cross country ski! When I’m not outdoors, you can catch me with my pup Morti, playing guitar, singing, and reading. I’m really excited to meet y’all and explore the outdoors together!
Voyages Leader | Exercise Science '22
Hello! My name is Nora and I am stoked to be getting outside with y'all. I love getting outside with friends and family, but my favorite adventure pal is my dog Rocky. I enjoy surfing, rock climbing, rafting, hiking, skiing, and just about any activity outside, especially exploring new places. My freshman year I went on a voyage and loved it! I couldn't think of a better way to start off college. I can't wait to meet you this august, see you soon.
Voyages Leader | Public Health and Math '22
Hello, hello!! I’m super stoked to help ya’ll begin to explore the outdoors and other offerings that the PNW has to offer! This will be my third year in the voyages program and I couldn’t be more stoked to introduce you to our school. I tend to stick to only a few outdoor activities, mainly hiking, climbing, and slack/high-lining but the outdoors in general is one of my passions. I’ma (relative) local coming out of SE Portland, here at Pacific I'm studying Public Health and Math with a focus on Pre-Med. I can’t wait to meet all of you and bring you on an adventure meeting friends that I doubt you’ll be able to forget!
Voyages Leader | Exercise Science '22
Hey y'all! I'm Emily, and I am super pumped to be a part of voyages this year! I am from the dry desert of Las Vegas, Nevada, so I love being here in the Pacific Northwest, and I can't wait to share it with you! I am studying exercise science here at pacific, and I love to learn about how our bodies do what they do. Some of my favorite outdoor activities are surfing, rock climbing, and hiking! I can't wait to meet all of you guys and explore the phenomena of the great outdoors with you!
Voyages Leader | Biology '22
Hey everyone! My name is LaNae Fay and I’m so excited to go explore with you! I grew up in Portland, OR for most of my life, and along the way I’ve filled my time with priceless memories of camping, hiking and just being outside. I can’t wait to meet you all and make more memories with some new friends. Welcome to the Pacific family!
Voyages Leader | Finance & Economics '23
Hi everyone, my name is Luke Parrish and I’m stoked to be a voyage leader. I am from the city of Rancho Cucamonga in California. I am majoring in Finance and Economics while also being apart of the executive board of the Business Club. In my free-time I love to work out, listen to music, and try new activities and foods. I went on the multi-elemental trip my freshman year and had such a blast. See you all this upcoming school year on the voyages.
Voyages Leader | Biology '23
Hello! My name is Emma Jenkins and I’m so excited that I get to be one of your voyage leaders! I’m in the class of ‘23 and am majoring in Biology with a minor in Dance. I’m from Boise, Idaho where the mountains are just half an hour from town. I love snowboarding, hiking, camping and anything in the water! I fell in love with the pacific northwest as a kid when visiting Oregon, I can’t wait to continue exploring it with you all.