For more information regarding:
Mountain Roots programs, contact Ali Lien at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Laughing Waters Retreat Center visit www.LaughingWatersNC.com
MOUNTAIN ROOTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ryan Lubbers--Sustainability Director Ali Lien--Executive Director
John Myers--Secretary Clyde Carter--President
Patrick Weaver--Treasurer (not photographed here)
Mountain Roots is proud to be a community partner. We believe in the value of working together to reach out to local community members offering experiential education programs for growth.
Our community partners include:
Brevard & Pisgah Forest Rotary Clubs
Laughing Waters Retreat Center
Transylvania Community Arts Center
YMCA Camp Greenville
Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Network
Mud Dabbers Pottery
M's School of Art
Appalachian Mountain Institute
Thanks to all our partners for your hard work, vision, and passion!
Ryan Lubbers--Sustainability Director
Ryan is an experiential educator committed to environmental education and sustainability. He's a teacher wtih Lake Lure Classical Academy and is always looking for new ways to challenge his students. With a Master's in Environmental Studies from Prescott College and over ten years experience in Environmental and Experiential Education, Ryan is excited to be a part of Mountain Roots from the ground up.
Ali Holroyd Lien--Executive Director
Mountain Roots is a dream come true for this adventurer and educator. Ali is an adjunct professor with Brevard College and is a graduate advisor for Prescott College’s Master of Arts Program. Ali’s been an instructor / trip leader with over ten programs on both the east and west coast, including two years as an Americorps volunteer in Kentucky. Her hobbies and interests include long distance backpacking, rock climbing, pottery, and spending time with her family.