Kris Belessis

Philip Merrill Environmental Education Assistant Program Manager

Tenure at CBF :  January 2019 - Present

Education Background: 

  • BS in Adventure Education, Green Mountain College
  • ACA Level 2 Essentials of River Canoeing Instructor (Tandem)

Prior Work Experience:

  • Worked at Bretton Woods Recreation Center as the Canoeing Adventure Specialist and Team Building & Ropes Course Facilitator
  • Served in the United States Marine Corps as a Combat Engineer Officer
  • Raft Guide on the Sacandaga River and Hudson River Gorge

Favorite Quote:  "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."  -Henry David Thoreau

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