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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 
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. 

Elliot Yong Shen Ng

Elliot Ng '21

Program Coordinator
102B Robinson Hall

Elliot works with the climbing gym, the XC Ski Centre, the DMC, DCT, POCO and other programs and activities of the DOC and Outdoor Programs. 

Kellen Appleton

Kellen Appleton '20

Program Coordinator
102B Robinson Hall

Kellen works with the First-Year Trips program, Sophomore Trips program, Timber Team, and other programs and activities of the DOC and Outdoor Programs. 


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. 

Willow NilsenWillow Nilsen


Associate Director
121 Robinson Hall

Willow is responsible for guiding all OPO programming efforts.  

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


101 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. 





Last Updated: 4/21/22