Nick grew up just over the hill in Brandon Vermont. His family ran the Brandon Inn and was an important part of the community. He went to the University of Vermont and received a BS in Civil/Environmental Engineering. After graduating, Nick worked as an engineer and in construction in Oregon and Washington state. His roots eventually pulled him back to Vermont where he worked at the family business for years before moving to the Mad River Valley. Some of Nick’s interests include, skiing, biking, cooking, making music and bushwacking. Nick is interested in using hands-on, experiential learning to teach and create community.