Thom Anderson, M.S., (Department Chair – Mountain Recreation Management Core Curriculum and Adventure Leadership) is an assistant professor of Recreation at Lyndon State College in Vermont. His courses include Adventure Programming I and II, Leadership and Small Group Dynamics, Leisure and Society, and Outdoor Education Practicum. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for Rural Students and is a Class Director for the Midwest Community Development Institute. Thom cofounded the High Atlas Foundation (an international community development organization) and is currently a member of the board of directors. He is also a member of the advisory council for CorpsAfrica, a national service program for Africans. Thom served in Morocco with the Peace Corps from 1991-1995; and from 1997-1999 he worked as the Center Director for the United Seamen’s Service in Casablanca, Morocco. From 1999-2005, he managed the Peace Corps Fellows Program, an internship program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers located at the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs.