Ann Mayo-Kiely

The Program Director for Alaska Geographic, Ann has worked with outdoor education and public lands since the early 1990s, for National Forests, National Parks, universities, and nonprofits. From her first positions volunteering with trail crews and researchers to being an environmental educator in the Boundary Waters and the Wilderness Coordinator for Isle Royale National Park, Ann has loved connecting people with inspiring wild places. She has a Master of Science in Wilderness and Recreation Management from the University of Montana. Ann moved to Alaska in 2008 to launch youth engagement programs and partnerships for Alaska Geographic and since then has most loved exploring new places to camp, ski, paddle, hike and learn with with young Alaskans –and her own 3 young kids– across the state.