BORP taps Emily Seelenfreund, accomplished disability rights advocate with significant adaptive recreation experience, to serve as next Executive Director
May 10, 2023 — (Berkeley, CA) It is with great excitement that Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) announces its new Executive Director, Emily Seelenfreund. Emily knows BORP well, as a participant in our adaptive cycling and wheelchair basketball programs, and as a board member for the last year. Moreover, Emily has firsthand experience in developing and leading adaptive recreation programs from the ground up. She co-founded ParaCliffHangers in 2019, a nonprofit focused on adaptive climbing. She was recently awarded a 2022 Climbing Advocate Award from the Access Fund for her work increasing indoor and outdoor climbing opportunities for individuals with all types of disabilities.