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Please look at our list of chapters HERE and contact the coordinator listed on the chapter page. They can help you get involved with paddling and/or volunteering with them! 

The paddling and leadership clinics listed on our events page are for people who are already paddling with TRR. Chapter coordinators nominate dedicated chapter members to go on these clinics to increase their skills to bring back to contribute to the chapter. If you don’t already paddle with one of our chapters, check out the list HERE and contact your local coordinator!

Yes! This is however dependent on the capacity of the chapter to accommodate you in terms of staff and equipment. Many of our chapters have non veterans paddling with them, to find out about the chapter near you, find your local coordinator HERE and contact them! 

TRR programs are free of cost! If you would like to donate to TRR you can do so HERE!

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    Vanessa Jones

    Committe Co-Chair

    Vanessa A. Jones is a dynamic force dedicated to fostering
    inclusivity, encouraging discussion, and promoting a culture of
    belonging in the outdoor sports community. Hailing from
    Washington, DC, she brings a wealth of diverse experiences and
    perspectives to her endeavors.
    As a US Army veteran and ordained Chaplain with a focus on
    seniors and caretakers, Vanessa is deeply committed to serving
    others. Her work as a patient-caretaker advocate reflects her
    passion for supporting vulnerable populations and ensuring their
    voices are heard.
    Currently, Vanessa is employed by a resettlement agency, where
    she confronts challenges head-on with resilience and
    compassion. As a single, Black woman veteran, she embraces
    the unique hurdles she faces, viewing them as opportunities for
    growth and empowerment.
    In her downtime, she wears many hats, including that of a
    missionary, spreading hope and positivity wherever she goes.
    Weekends are spent paddling, immersing herself in West African
    dance and finding solace and joy in nature’s embrace.
    Vanessa is committed to equitable principles, ensuring that
    everyone’s opinions are valued and heard. Through her
    unwavering dedication and inclusive leadership, Vanessa is
    paving the way for a more equitable and diverse outdoor sports