Cailin O’Brien-Feeney

Local Recreation Advocacy Manager

Outdoor Industry Association

Cailin joined the Outdoor Industry Association in August of 2015 to start a new program engaging the outdoor industry in state and local recreation advocacy. Previously he was the Policy Director at Winter Wildlands Alliance, worked on a range of recreation-conservation issues with Outdoor Alliance and ran the Idaho Outdoor Business Council. Prior to working “for the outdoors”, he worked in the outdoors – spending the better part of a decade as an outdoor educator and guide across the West. He holds a master’s degree in Natural Resource Management from University of Idaho and a bachelor’s in environmental studies from Lewis & Clark College. He currently lives in Boulder, Colorado.


Outdoor Industry Association

Based in Boulder, CO, with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA unites and serves over 1200 manufacturer, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy , sustainable business, market & consumer insights and industry trends. For more information, visit outdoorindustry.org or call 303.444.3353

Panels

  • Policy: Outdoor Industry Trends and Their Economic Impact