Carter McBride brings over 40 years of banking, biopharmaceutical, higher education, and experiential-learning experience to WAS. Carter is a member of the North Cascades Institute (NCI) – Board of Trustees, Sierra Club – State of Washington – ExCom – Board Member, and Wilderness Awareness School – Board of Trustees. Carter previously was an Outdoor Afro–National – Board Member and National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) – Advisory Council. He is also a graduate of The Immersion at Wilderness Awareness School, NOLS Instructor Course, and a Boy Scouts of America – Wood Badge Recipient.
Carter’s goal is to assist in moving WAS forward while utilizing his extensive professional background in marketing, training, and experiential learning that supports both the vision and mission of WAS. Carter enthusiastically embraces this opportunity to explore how we can create a better natural world for all.
Carter graduated with a BS from the University of Central Oklahoma and an MBA from the same. Carter is an avid outdoors person, which includes primitive & traditional bushcrafts skills while simultaneously embracing modern equipment and technologies. Carter is so fortunate to live on both sides of The North Cascades Mountain Range in Seattle and Twisp, WA.