Admin Staff

Rachel Iversen

Associate Director for Team Training & Leadership  

Rachel Iversen is originally from North Carolina. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation in 2009 and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2012 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Rachel has 19 years of experience facilitating team building programs. She has worked professionally in University outdoor recreation programs since 2012. Rachel is an ACCT certified Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner and Course Manager. Rachel is passionate about program development in diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, and social – emotional learning.
A favorite quote “Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.” Max Ehrmann”

Telephone:  703-993-7112


Dave Heath

Assistant Director of The EDGE 

Dave has led outdoor education and team building programming for more than 25 years, over 20 of those years at Mason. He earned a BA in journalism and French from Indiana University and an MFA in creative writing from Mason. In addition to supporting The EDGE’s awesome facilitator team, he teaches an outdoor education course for the Mason School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. In 1996 he hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine.

Telephone:  703-993-9826



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