Outdoor Recreation Leadership Faculty

Saylor Flett

Program Coordinator

(530) 283-0202 ext. 216


Saylor Flett is the Program Coordinator and has been an instructor in the Outdoor Recreation Leadership Program since 2008.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz, and has a Master's degree in Recreation Administration from CSU, Chico.  Saylor started guiding multiday river expeditions when he was 16, and is a passionate outdoor educator using experiential field-based learning.  Saylor enjoys climbing rocks and mountains, running rivers, riding bikes and motorcycles, backcountry skiing, and building things with his hands.  His favorite way to spend his free time is by visiting wild spaces and places with his friends and family. 

Dana Flett


(530) 283-0202 ext. 262


Dana Flett has a split position at Feather River College, teaching in both the Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Environmental Studies Programs. She first started working at FRC in 2011 and has over a decade of experience teaching and mentoring students at the University of California Berkeley, Colorado State University, and Feather River College. Dana started working as a river guide when she was 17 and is a big fan of expedition-style trips on land, water, snow, and rock. She has worked in the private, public, and non-profit sectors researching ecological processes, managing ecosystems and implementing largescale restoration projects. Dana has a BS in Conservation and Resource Studies from UC Berkeley, a MS in Ecology from Colorado State University, and graduate coursework equivalent to a PhD in Restoration Ecology from Colorado State University. She enjoys rock climbing, backcounty skiing, kayaking, rafting mountain biking, making pottery and spending the sunset hours in her garden.

Shane Koskinen

Instructional Assistant/ Associate Faculty

(530) 283-0202 ext. 275, skoskinen@frc.edu

Shane Koskinen is the Instructional Assistant and Associate Faculty for the Outdoor Recreation Leadership Program.  Shane is a graduate of Humboldt State University, where he received his Bachelor's in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in building inclusive communities.  He has worked as a guide and instructor across the American West in various outdoor pursuits.  Shane's experiences in the field, coupled with his education, have instilled a strong passion for creating improved access to outdoor recreation for underserved populations.  In his free time, Shane can be found kayaking Wild and Scenic Rivers, riding his bike on Lost Sierra singletrack, climbing rocks, and backcountry skiing.  As an avid boat collector, he considers himself to be a leader in the Strategic Reserve Coalition of Old School Kayaks (SRCOSK).

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