Captain Joshua Berger has sailed aboard Adventuress as captain and relief captain since 2004. During his leadership-driven career, he has proven abilities as a skilled and passionate professional mariner, educator and advocate of Puget Sound health and restoration. Joshua brings a history much like the Adventuress herself: a history full of spirit and intention; honored and privileged to explore and learn, engaged deeply as a hard working vessel and integral in the work towards healthy and sustainable communities. He earned a Master’s Degree from Antioch University in Seattle and a Bachelor’s Degree from The Evergreen State College. He has worked on everything from tall ships to tug boats and research vessels across the country and is deeply engaged as a sustainability education and community development consultant for statewide and regional participatory planning and socio-environmental change. He has been engaged with stories, visions and goals of thousands as they come together in partnership and collaboration. His background in community and organizational planning for educational change has developed and fostered skills in communication, relationship building, qualitative research and beyond. He is focused on the ability to plan and implement sustainability education through multi-stakeholder, participatory planning, knowledge sharing and community development.
Interests / Areas of Interest
I Cherish spending time raising my children as stewards and sailors.