How many people work for the Center? What do they do?

The Center has seventeen paid staff, a 14 member volunteer Board of Directors, 5 advisors from its Federal Land Management Agency partners, 48 volunteer State Advocates and over 25,000 volunteers. The staff consists of 9 people who work in the national headquarters and up to eight seasonal traveling educators. The office staff works to build and review educational curriculum and programs, coordinate and conduct Leave No Trace training around the country and world, develop strategies to reach new constituents with the Leave No Trace program, and collaborates with partners and volunteers to train more people in Leave No Trace. The field staff travel throughout the lower 48 states each year conducting Leave No Trace workshop for youth and outdoor organizations, at universities, for outfitter and guide services, for public land visitors and their staff and more.