Challenge Course in Columbia Park
Kennewick, WA 99336
Chris Vowels grew up in the northwest and is currently living in Richland, WA. Chris began facilitating at Reach Beyond Challenge Course at its beginning in 1991. Chris received his Level One, Level Two and Manager’s Training from Synergo in 2005. He began working with Synergo in 2007 as a trainer/facilitator and soon became a builder and inspector. He retired as a Sergeant at the Richland Washington Police Department where he worked for 25+ years. While at the department he worked in several training positions. He has also worked as a trainer for National Guard troops and Army Rangers in EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course) at the HAMMER federal training site in Richland.
Chris is a member of ACCT and NCCN, is on the board of Reach Beyond Challenge Course, and owns and operates Columbia River Kayak Center. Chris has also been active in his church, teaching and assisting with church youth group activities for many years.
He has been married for 44 years to his awesome wife Dorothy and has three grown daughters and so far three redheaded granddaughters and a brown headed grandson.
Chris has been involved in kayaking, water and snow skiing, and other outdoor adventure sports since youth. His passions are his family, training/facilitating, kayaking and beating his two son in laws at golf.
Chris Vowels - Facilitator & Trainer