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Going on a Field Trip: Identifying & Managing Risks Related to Outdoor Program

Meeting Description:

"It's only a field trip… What could possibly go wrong?” Outdoor activities are a popular programming choice for organizations. Activities may range from an employee team traveling off-site for a teambuilding program to an afterschool program taking their young participants on a hike at a local park. Whatever the setting or activity, your team must be ready to identify and manage the risks specific to this type of programming. This webinar offers general tips to help you prepare for conducting various levels of outdoor activities. In addition, this webinar distinguishes risks you should consider when using a third party such as an outfitter to conduct the activities.    

Date: Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Time: 02:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Host(s): Eric Henkel, Project Manager and John Connelly, Board Member, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
 Presenter Information
Eric Henkel
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As a project manager, Eric leads and supports a variety of projects that advance the Center’s mission of inspiring effective risk management in the nonprofit sector. As our newest team member, Eric manages consulting engagements, responds to member inquiries, and creates a variety of educational materials on a wide array of risk topics. Eric is particularly interested in helping Center clients and members master risk management fundamentals while overcoming anxiety and trepidation about the changing and risky landscape in which all nonprofits operate.



John Connelly
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In 2016 John completed a 75-day river/ocean odyssey carrying over two countries, four states, 22 streams, 58 lakes, and 1500 miles. John has also led L.L. Bean's Outdoor Discovery Schools for ten years and is a former member of the US Canoe & Kayak team with numerous whitewater first descents to his credit.