Vinnie Spiotti (Adventure Leadership) has been an adjunct faculty member at Lyndon State College since 1995. Over the years he has taught classes in risk management, public relations and marketing, and outdoor program planning. A BSA Eagle Scout and graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Outdoor Recreation, he has lived, worked and recreated in the White Mountains of New Hampshire since 1984. Over the years he has worked at The Mount Washington Hotel as the Activities and Programs Director and Bretton Woods Ski Area, serving as the Ski Patrol Director and Assistant General Manager. For the past 18 years he has worked for the Appalachian Mountain Club in a number of management and leadership roles, most currently serving as the Director of Lodging Operations, responsible for AMC Destinations and service throughout New Hampshire and as far south as New Jersey. Additionally, he and his wife also own Bethlehem Trading Post, their own 18th century outdoor clothing and equipment company. He is also a historical reenactor and staff writer for a historical magazine.