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Outdoor Programs Office Staff


  • Office: Robinson Hall
  • Phone: (603) 646-2428


  • Weekdays
  • 8 am to 4:30 pm

Julie BellJulie Bell

Reservations Coordinator
102A Robinson Hall

Julie handles daily department transactions, OPO cabin rentals, and vehicle reservations for DOC activities.

 Kathy DecatoKathleen Decato


 Financial Coordinator
102A Robinson Hall

Kathy develops and administers the department budget and processes and monitors revenue and expenditure.

 Rory GawlerRory Gawler '05


Assistant Director for Student Advising
121 Robinson Hall

Rory acts as the senior advisor to the DOC, trains leaders, and coordinates websites and technology for the office. He also oversees the Mount Moosilauke property and the operations of the Ravine Lodge. 

Gunnar JohnsonGunnar Johnson



Program Coordinator for Educational Programming
102B Robinson Hall

Gunnar teaches and develops educational programs for the Outdoor Programs Office. He oversees the Jonathan Belden Daniels '86 Memorial Climbing gym and the Charles W. Drake 90' & Josh Hane 89' Leadership and Training Center. He also managers the challenge course and Oak Hill Tourng Center.

Margaret Nichols '20Margaret Nichols '20



Moosilauke Ravine Lodge Manager
103 Robinson Hall

Margaret manages the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge and is responsible for all aspects of operations, staff supervision, food service hospitality and coordinating facility maintenance at that facility. 

Susan MorrillSusan Morrill



Office Manager
102 Robinson Hall

Susan handles payroll, correspondence, scheduling and reception for the office.

Willow NilsenWillow Nilsen


Program Coordinator for Student Advising
121 Robinson Hall

Willow works closely with student clubs to provide logistical and administrative support, training, advising and mentorship to the DOC clubs, leaders and officers. She has particular responsibility in coordinating the club's trail maintenance responsibilities, break trips and advises the Women in the Wilderness and Cabin and Trail clubs.

Mike SilvermanMichael Silverman

Outdoor Rentals
Robinson Hall, Lower Level

Mike manages Dartmouth Outdoor Rentals and the Dartmouth Cross Country Ski Center.

Coz TeplitzPaul "Coz" Teplitz


102B Robinson Hall

Coz oversees the Outdoor Programs Office, which works to ensure that outdoor experiences are a transformative part of every student's education at Dartmouth.  The office offers staff-led programming, supports the Dartmouth Outing Club, and operates a number of facilities, including the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, the Cross-Country Ski Center, and cabins spread throughout New Hampshire. Coz holds an MEd from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. 

 Lorraine TurnerLorraine Turner


"Retired"  Caretaker, 2nd College Grant

Lorraine is responsible for the care and supervision of the cabins and other facilities in the Second College Grant.


Mike VecchiarelliMichael Vecchiarelli



Facilities Coordinator
103 Robinson Hall

Mike is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all of our facilities, as well as grooming operations for the Nordic Ski center. 



Last Updated: 7/13/21