Chad is a founding member of the Reach Out & Learn board of directors. His qualifications include serving as a board member of several humanitarian organizations including the Chasqui Foundation, Ascend Alliance, and Idaho Condor. He has led more than 70 teams in Peru and Bolivia since 1999. His educational background includes graduation from Westminster College with a BA in liberal arts and a BS in nursing. He completed Anesthesia Training in Wisconsin and has worked as a CRNA (Nurse Anesthetist) since 1981. He studies organizational leadership in Gonzaga University Masters program and has earned a certificate in Servant Leadership. He also enjoys teaching at Idaho State University as an affiliate faculty in the PA program. His honors include Humanitarian of the Year awarded by the Idaho State Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Chad runs his own anesthesia service business working in 8 hospitals and surgery centers. He is passionate about doing humanitarian work that provides sustainable results long after our carefully directed efforts. Chad speaks Spanish and is key to our work to “learn together” with and build strong relationships of trust with those we work with.