Nelson is from New Hampshire where he attended the University of New Hampshire to study Recreation Management and Policy. In 2015 he moved to Waterville Valley, NH to become the Assistant Director at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department. A true passion of his is getting youth active and interested in the outdoor. In the summer he leads teens all around the state in recreational activities such as surfing, rock climbing, hiking, and biking. Outside of work he is always planning his next adventure, whether that it’s a road trip across the country, backpacking in the White Mountains, or traveling to Iceland, his curiosity and desire to explore new places is endless.