2024 VetsWork: Nick Huys

2024 VetsWork: Nick Huys

Hi, my name is Nicholas Huys. I was born in Potosi, Missouri but my father served 20 years between Marine Corps and Army so I moved around a good amount as a kid. I spent most of my time in the woods trying to be a marine like my dad was and would act out any military...
2024 VetsWork: David Husbands

2024 VetsWork: David Husbands

I grew up near Tallahassee, FL and my family loved spending time outdoors camping, hunting, and fishing. I joined the US Army at the age of 19 and continued serving as a Fire Control Specialist for 20 years. My love of the outdoors never faded and I try to escape to...
2024 VetsWork: Eddy Colado

2024 VetsWork: Eddy Colado

My name is Eddy Colado. I grew up in Sheridan Montana at Woodson Ranch (Ruby Habitat Foundation). I spent most of my time outdoors working for the foundation in field irrigation, riverbank restoration, and equipment maintenance and repairs. I very much enjoyed the...
2024 VetsWork: Taryn Oseen

2024 VetsWork: Taryn Oseen

Hello! My name is Taryn Oseen. I am originally from a small farm in Shalersville, Ohio. Growing up, my family and I were always outdoors, and I naturally became very passionate about environmental protection. When I graduated from high school, I enlisted in the U.S....
2024 VetsWork: Arthur Hunsinger

2024 VetsWork: Arthur Hunsinger

 My name is Arthur Hunsinger. Growing up in northern Georgia, rural life didn’t offer many opportunities, but the Appalachians were at my back, and in those forests, I found a valuable refuge. I’d carve out my own little trails and build forts that felt...
Kendra Graham

Kendra Graham

Land Stewards Coordinator Kendra came to Mt. Adam’s Institute as the Land Steward Coordinator. She comes from a background working in education, summer camps, and non-profit organizations worldwide. Her love of the natural world led her to pursue a career in public...
Karalee Holtmann

Karalee Holtmann

Karalee Holtmann has lived in the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge for 17 years.   She fell in love with this area when she began volunteering for an organization called “Volunteers in the Gorge” which partnered with Oregon State Police and Oregon Parks and...
Bill Whidden, CFP

Bill Whidden, CFP

William Whidden, CFP has been helping clients plan for and achieve their personal financial goals and dreams in the Columbia River Gorge since 1992. A graduate of Colby College in Waterville, Maine with a BA in Political Science, Bill began his financial services...
Heather Whidden

Heather Whidden

Both my husband and I strive to live in Environments that create a small carbon footprint. We aren’t perfect, but we try our best. I am interested in preserving our local ecosystems and enjoying the natural beauty of the Northwest. You could also say that both of us...