Jace took a non-linear path through education which ultimately led him to earn professional certification in audio engineering through trade school prior to a B.S. in Outdoor Adventure Leadership at Southern Oregon University. And in 2019 he completed a Wilderness First Responder certification.
Jace has been directly involved in the mental health field since 2016. He has worked with adolescents in horticulture therapy, done advocacy work with at-risk youth in high schools, and worked in residential crisis with adults of all ages. Additionally, he’s coached long distance running for years and does seasonal outdoor guiding. He’s been a part of Dragonfly since 2018 and continues to grow, learn and lead with betterment of both physical and mental health as a guiding passion.
Jace loves to keep things simple, live a deliberate life, study and practice personal development and wellness, and go on long runs in the mountains of the rogue valley.