Student Affairs: Director of Outdoor Leadership and Education
As the director of Outdoor Leadership & Education, Jae Ellison leads the department in all aspects of the program including development, training, and safety and risk management. In addition, he coordinates the First Year Outdoor Experience which equips incoming Lycoming students with essential skills to find success during their academic careers.
Ellison earned a bachelor’s degree in outdoor leadership from North Greenville University and a master’s degree of education in outdoor education administration from Georgia College & State University. He is a Wilderness EMT and a wilderness medical instructor through SOLO Wilderness Medical School.
Prior to joining Lycoming, Ellison worked in various capacities across the outdoor field including challenge course management, wilderness medicine, and outdoor activity specific skill instruction.
Ellison contributes to the outdoor education community as an accreditation reviewer for the Association for Experiential Education.
Nationally Registered EMT-B
SOLO Wilderness Medical Instructor
American Heart Association BLS Instructor
American Canoe Association Level V Swiftwater Rescue Technician