Deanne Buck has been the Executive Director of the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition since 2012. She brought to the position over 12 years work experience in all facets of the outdoor industry- from working at an outdoor specialty gear shop and climbing gym to an attorney for companies in the outdoor industry, and an advocate for conservation, access. She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the American Alpine Club.
Deanne’s current position is a culmination of her passion for the outdoors, human-powered recreation, and working with businesses to better their bottom-line through a diverse workforce. Deanne lives in the foothills of the Colorado Front Range at 8,200 feet where she can access miles of trails out her backdoor, run into an occasional bear or bobcat, and be snowed in for days at a time.