Teryl’s CV

Curriculum Vitae

Teryl James Chapel

2305 Ashland St Ste 267 Ashland OR 97520


D.O.B 4-11-1956 age 56
Married to Claudia Chapel
Children: Joshua Brady Chapel age 36, home birth, “The Farm” Summertown, TN
Amber Gayle Chapel age 27 home birth, Fort Pierce, Florida
Founder: The Koru Collaborative http://www.thekorucollaborative.com
Possess diverse life-skill set with a strong background in Building Arts,
Healing Arts, and Personal Development. Teryl is an excellent communicator with a passion for identifying and implementing solutions through team building and collaboration.

2012– Design for Sustainability 120 hour course Findhorn Scotland
2011– Permaculture Design Certification Course Los Angeles Arboretum
Teachers: Caitlin Bergman, Warren Brush, Dr Elaine Ingham
2004 – Outer Banks School of Real Estate Nags Head, NC
Sales Person and Brokers licensing course
1998– Graduate of Mastery Systems: Language of Mastery Instructor Training
Outcome Facilitation
Robert Tennyson Stevens: Instructor Ashville North Carolina
Maui Nui O’ Kama school of traditional Hawaiian dance and Cultural Arts
Maui Hawaii
1996– Mauoli Ola Center- six month Healing Arts apprenticeship with Dr. Ronayne Loderus
Avalon Beach Australia
Subjects studied: Hawaiian Temple Massage, martial arts, chant, dance, meditation, chi qong, and herbal medicine.
1994– Graduated Maui Academy of Healing Arts
State of Hawaii Massage License program
1977– Charles Chapman School of Seamanship Stuart, FL
Subjects studied: boat handling, diesel mechanics, navigation, marine carpentry, sailing
1976– G.E.D. West Plains, Missouri
1971-1972– Buena High School Ventura, CA 10th grade
Camarillo High School Camarillo, CA 9th grade
1963-1970– Catalina Elementary Phoenix, AZ 4-8 grade, John Muir Elementary Santa Monica, CA k-3

Work Experience
2007-present Self Employed Carpenter/Builder Permaculture Consultant
Highlighted projects include:
Head construction coordinator for Terravita Springs Ashland Oregon
Historical restoration of fire watch tower on Palomar MT. CA
Duties: lead carpenter and restoration consultant
Project Manager for “green” tenant improvement Boutique
“Oasis Child” Laguna Beach
Kitchen and bath remodels with Laguna Bamboo
Richard Goodman owner Laguna Beach, CA
2004-2007 Broker in Charge Coast Country Realty Nags Head, North Carolina
Managed multiple offices in 4 counties
1998-2003 High End trim carpentry and restoration subcontractor in Nantucket MA
Steve Lindsay, Builder and owner of Lindsay Builders Inc. Nantucket, MA
1996-1997 Worked in Rural Franklin County Virginia building dairy barns
1992-1996 Carpenter/Massage Therapist
Licensed Practitioner of Traditional Hawaiian Massage
Building Projects included: Supervised a crew of county prisoners on a Maui County Hawaii
Remodel of an adult learning center: Janet Mercer, Builder and owner of Hale Ali’i Builders
1991-1992 Operated a small woodworking shop in Warren, VT fabricating custom furniture and custom cabinetry; Norton Design Warren, VT
1984-1990 Lead Carpenter on a framing crew in Fort Pierce and Vero Beach Florida.
Bartender PV Martins Oceanfront Restaurant
1985-1986 Designed and built his  own home in Fort Pierce Fl. to live comfortably without air conditioning ( first permaculture design/build project)
1981-1984 Worked 3 consecutive summers building artisan fences, decks, and installing pools, waterfalls and hot tubs for Batori Landscape Design Portland OR
1978 David Lowes’ Boat yard Port Salerno worked as an apprentice boat carpenter and eventually built my own 25′ trimaran.
1973-1977 First carpenter’s helper job age 17 Orlando Fl prior to that worked various jobs as a teenager including, landscape maintenance, three summers as a farm and ranch hand in South Dakota, Styrofoam factory Miami Fl., mattress factory Phoenix Arizona, lemon packing plant Saticoy, CA
Community Service Projects and other Interests

Slow Food Orange County Board Member
Transition Town Laguna Beach Food Group core member
Ecolife Foundation Aquaponics project volunteer Escondido CA

Member; Maui Nui O Kama Hula Halau ( All men’s traditional school for Hawaiian arts) We practiced traditional dance Hula, ceremony (blessings of canoes, houses, etc.), chant. Our Halau led the ceremonies for the great gathering of the Polynesian Voyaging Canoes in Nuka Hiva Marquesas Islands in 1996 under the guidance of Kumus (teachers) Kelii Taua and Charles Kaupu
Member; Lai Ula O Kai Outrigger Canoe and Polynesian Culture Club Maui Hawaii
(Participated as steersman in four Molokai Channel crossings)
Founder and Head Coach; Nantucket Outrigger Canoe Club Nantucket MA 2001-2004
(Nantucket Outrigger Canoe Club is still alive and well)
Assisted; Wounded Warrior Outrigger Canoe project Kent Island MD where we trained and escorted a team of disabled paddlers to 2006 World sprint Championships in New Zealand to compete under the guidance of Jan Whittaker ( former Olympic kayak champion).
2009-20010 Member and Assistant Coach; Makapo Outrigger Club for Blind paddlers Newport Beach CA for two seasons under the guidance of Head Coach Kirsten Hempstead /Williams
I am an avid food activist, surfer, paddler, sailor, chi qong practitioner, and wilderness walker.

Additional notes:
I am the oldest of 7 siblings and I am grateful to my mother for teaching me to read before I went to kindergarten and to my father for giving me a love of water. Both my parents and both my children have college degrees and lead very successful lives. All have been great teachers for me.

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