As one of the organization’s founders, Steve has served on TECC’s board since its inception. He and his wife Nona have lived in Elfin Forest since 1984. They have four grown children. Steve and Nona founded Eagle Creek Travel Gear in 1975, selling the company in 2007 (with Steve staying on as president until 2010).

Steve is the former chair of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and currently serves on the board of the Outdoor Foundation, a sister organization to the OIA that focuses on getting kids outdoors.

Steve serves on the advisory board of the Adventure Travel Trade Association and is board chair of the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund.
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