Walden University, Baltimore, MD
Ed.D. – Educational Leadership, 2016 (anticipated)
Research Topic: Judgment and decision-making improvement when students take the AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) avalanche awareness courses.
Prescott College, Prescott, AZ
MA. – Outdoor Education/Adventure Education, Feb. 2004
Research Topic: Problem areas within wilderness therapy programs.
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1994
BS. - Physical Education: Outdoor Education
Outdoor Recreation Risk Manager/Instructor
-Utah Valley University, July 2007 – present
-Oversee safety of operations and equipment in the field
-Assist instructors in the safety practices of their classes and assess them in the field
-Site visit and manage sites for appropriateness and safety
-Manage and inventory equipment
-Work to achieve AEE accreditation and maintain standards once accreditation is achieved
-Write policies and procedures for field practices
-Work with program coordinator to assess and manage risk in the field.
-Monitor and regulate land use permits, and apply for new permits
-Log data on instructor and student field days, incidents, near-misses, and accidents
-Provided risk management, research, and medical support on a 35-day research trip with faculty and staff to Nepal – including 11 days of rafting and 9 days of trekking. Research included water analysis for heavy metals in drinking water, dating landslides with lichenometry, and examining glacial outflow lakes and glacial retreat.
Outdoor Recreation Risk Manager/Adjunct Instructor (½ time each)
Utah Valley University, July 2005-June 2007
-Worked to develop a risk management plan for the department, revised field protocols, policies and procedures.
-Managed and inventoried equipment
-Worked with adjuncts in the filed and performed site assessments of adjunct in the field
Utah Valley University, Jan. 2002 – June 2005
-Taught skills and theory classes
-Adjunct Faculty of the Year Nominee - 2005
-Developed Avalanche awareness course and attained American Institute for
Avalanche Research ad Education (AIARE) Instructor Certification – 2004
Fitness/Experiential Learning Intern
Weber State University, Ogden, UT, Aug. 00-Dec. 00
-Oversaw student workers - scheduling and training
-Maintained fitness facilities for student body
-Put together a plan to build a ropes course and an experiential training program
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Teaching assistant for summer backpacking skills class - Fall 93
Academic and Professional Presentations
Kosseff, A., Tino, G. J., & Williams, S. (2014) Certifications and training: panel discussion. Presented at the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education National Conference (AORE), Portland Hilton, OR, 11/12-11/14/14
Tino, G, J. (2014) Avalanche Beacons: technology, limitations, and proper use. Presented at the Wilderness Education Association (WEA) International Conference, University of Utah, 2/2-2/4/14
Slaugh, R., & Tino, G.J., with Black Diamond (2012) Climbing gear: management, testing, & limits explained. Presented at the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education National Conference (AORE)- 2012, Snowbird, UT
Tino, G. J. (2011) Disequilibrium and facilitation. Presented at the Association for Experiential
Education Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Orem, Utah.
Tino, G. J. & Lindley, B. R. (2010) Disequilibrium. Presented at Association of Experiential Education Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Lander, Wyoming.
Tino, G. J. & Lindley, B. R. (2008) Site Assessment for Outdoor Recreation Activities: Climbing and Paddling. Session presented at Wilderness Risk Management Conference, Jackson, Wyoming.
Lindley, B. R. & Tino, G. J. (2007) Site Assessment of Outdoor Recreation Activities. Presented at Association of Experiential Education Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Gunnison, Colorado.
Tino, G. J. (2007) Risk Management in the Field. Presented at the Intermountain
Student Outdoor Leadership Seminar (ISOLS), Aspen Grove, Utah.
Christopher Jones, Steve Hollenhorst, & Garth Tino (2003) SEER Abstract: Understanding Relationships Between Climbing Specialization, Leave No Trace, and Visual Impacts: An Empirical study in Rock Canyon Park, Utah, Volume 25, Number 3, Winter, 2003.
Ropes Course Facilitation
National Abilities Center, Park City, UT. Challenge Course Facilitator/Staff Trainer
Ultimate Adventures Inc., Oakley, UT. Challenge Course Lead Facilitator
Adventure Associates Inc., Snowbird, UT. Challenge Course Facilitator
Vista Adolescent Treatment Center, Magna, UT. Recreation Therapist/Mental Health Worker
Island View Residential Treatment Center, Syracuse, UT. Activities Therapy Coordinator/ Recreational Therapist
Becket School, Pike, NH. Residential Counselor/Outdoor Specialist
Bud Carlson Alternative School, Rochester, NH. Outdoor Activities Coordinator/Instructor
Therapeutic Wilderness Programming
Voyageur Outward Bound School, Ely, MN. Instructor - Ascent Program
Aspen Youth Alternatives, Loa, UT. Senior Staff/Staff Trainer
Trip Leading/Outdoor Educaion
Hillside Outdoor Education Center, Brewster, NY. Instructor/Trip Leader/Ropes Course Facilitator
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Snowbird, UT. Ski School Instructor
Okemo Mountain Resort, Ludlow, VT. Ski School Instructor
Big Birch Ski Area, Patterson, NY. Ski School Instructor
Grants and Awards
Utah Valley University – Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE) – Staff Education/ Development Fund: 2013 - $1500, 2014 - $1500, 2015 - $1500.
2012 – Utah Valley University – Senate Faculty Development Committee, travel grant - $296
2011 - Utah Labor Commission – Workplace Safety Grant - $1500
Wilderness Medical Associates/WMI Wilderness First Responder - since 1996
PADI Association of Certified Divers - since 1988
SCUBA Diving International - Diving Certification Refresher - 2006
CPR for the professional rescuer - since 1993
American Avalanche Institute Level 1 Avalanche Awareness - Jan. 2000
American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) Level 1 Avalanche Awareness
Instructor - Jan. 2003
American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) Level 2 Avalanche Awareness –