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American Alpine Club Commences CEO Search

February 5, 2020, Golden, CO – The American Alpine Club (AAC) Board of Directors is excited to commence the search for the organization’s next CEO, who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the AAC’s staff, program expansion, and mission and vision ...read more

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Sierra Club is America's largest and most effective grass roots environmental organization with 2.4 million members and followers. Founded in 1892 by John Muir our mission continues to be to inspire and help all Americans get outside to explore and enjoy nature so that they will ...read more

The American Alpine Club Appoints Mitsu Iwasaki Chief Executive Officer

Golden, CO—The American Alpine Club (AAC) Board of Directors announced today that it has named Mitsu Iwasaki as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective August 3. Iwasaki is currently the Executive Director of the Mazamas in Portland, Oregon. Prior to the ...read more

American Alpine Club Hires New Operations Director

The American Alpine Club (AAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan “Nat” Matthews to the position of Operations Director. In this role, Matthews will be a key member of the Club’s executive team. “Nat brings substantial financial skill and experience to the ...read more

Dougald MacDonald to Head American Alpine Club Publications

—Dougald MacDonald to Head American Alpine Club Publications—Famed Mountain Editor Will Usher Digital Era for AAC7/27/2012, Golden, CO—The American Alpine Club (AAC) has hired Dougald MacDonald to spearhead AAC publications as the organization's first Executive Editor. The ...read more

American Alpine Club Partners with Notogroup Executive Search to Hire Operations Director

AAC Awarded Notogroup’s 2014 “Search for Social Good” Pro Bono Search The American Alpine Club (AAC) is partnering with Notogroup Executive Search, a specialized boutique executive search firm with clients nationwide, to fill an executive-level opening. The AAC has been awarded ...read more

American Alpine Club Announces Athelete Tour Featuring Ueli Steck

August 10, 2016, Golden, CO—The American Alpine Club (AAC) Athlete Speaker Tour featuring legendary speed climber Ueli Steck, presented by Alpina Watches, will kick-off in New York City, New York on August 28 and end in Denver, Colorado, September 14. Ueli Steck is best known for ...read more

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2019 Climbing Awards Announced by the American Alpine Club

Golden, CO (December 19, 2018)—The American Alpine Club (AAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Climbing Awards honoring the most impactful climbers and conservationists within the North American climbing community. Among this year’s award honorees are climbing ...read more

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Kris McDivitt Tompkins to Headline 2020 American Alpine Club Annual Benefit Dinner in Denver, CO

Golden, CO (May 22, 2019) — The American Alpine Club, the country’s oldest and largest climbing advocacy organization, is thrilled to announce that the club’s 2020 Annual Benefit Dinner will be returning to the Denver area with conservationist Kris McDivitt Tompkins to keynote ...read more