Lizzy has spent most of her life in Portland, OR. She played goalkeeper for her alma mater Oregon State University’s women’s soccer team, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries and wildlife. Lizzy worked as the logistics coordinator for Camp Chi in Chicago, leading high school students on hiking trips. She’s also worked as a field instructor for the Northwest Outdoor School in Salem, OR, as well as the assistant coach for Oregon City Soccer Club. In school, she interned for the United States Geological Survey, and she’s also volunteered as a program leader for the Calapooia Watershed Council. Lizzy is a wilderness first responder and lifeguard and joins Bold Earth for her first year as a trip leader.