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Outdoor Action Reunions 2023 Activities


Friday, May 26

Foundations of Effective Leadership

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Bowl A17

Princeton alumni serve in leadership positions around the world. Discovering the traits and behaviors that make leaders effective is critical for any organization. Join us for a panel that brings together Outdoor Action alumni from academics, business, government, the non-profit sector and current OA student leaders to explore what makes leaders effective and how to enhance your own leadership. 

Moderator: Rick Curtis ’79, Director, Outdoor Action Program


  • Lawrence Friedl ’88, Program Director, NASA, Earth Science Division
  • Nellie Gorbea '88, Visiting Senior Fellow on Cybersecurity and Democracy, Salve Regina University
  • Courtney Crumpler '13, PhD Student, Duke University
  • Maggie Pecsok '18, Post-graduate Research Associate, Yale University
  • Jack Anderson '23, graduating senior, OA Leader Trainer

Outdoor Action Alumni & Friends Reception

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, 117 Forum

To 6:00 PM. Outdoor Action Leaders, participants, parents and friends of OA are invited to join the annual Reunions reception. Come meet with old friends from over almost 50 years of OA and learn about the latest changes in the Outdoor Action Program. OA director Rick Curtis ’79 will be there to give you the latest news.

Sunday, May 28

Outdoor Action Leaders & Friends of OA Breakfast Reception

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Chancellor Green Rotunda

Outdoor Action Leaders and Friends from all classes are invited to join us for our annual breakfast reunion event. Come meet with old friends and learn about the new OA+ programs during the academic year and how OA is bouncing back from the pandemic. Outdoor Action Program. Continental breakfast will be served.