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Danielle Pettry, Lead Instructor

Danielle Pettry, PhD is the owner of Fight-or-Flight Emergency Medical Educators and the EMT Lead Instructor. Born and raised in West Virginia, she moved to Bozeman, Montana in 2011 to pursue her PhD in Mathematics Education at Montana State University. She began her career in emergency medicine as a professional ski patroller at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in West Virginia in 2009, and after ski patrolling 5 years at Big Sky Resort, is now a patroller at Montana Snowbowl. As teaching is her true passion, Danielle has worn several "teacher hats" as a Level II AASI snowboard instructor, a math teacher at the high school and college level, and she has assisted with several EMT courses since 2012. When she is not teaching or ski patrolling, Danielle enjoys fly fishing, camping, and everything outdoors.