The Nyle Mulkey Chose Bluebird Day Foundation (NMCBDF) is a non profit society that was created in 2018 for the purpose of sponsoring young adults from the West Kootenay region to develop their skills in the backcountry.  Inspired by the life of Nyle Mulkey Chose who was pursuing his passions right up until the moment he left this realm.

The board of directors is made up of people who knew Nyle and are committed to keeping his spirit alive by helping others advance their own potential.

Joaquin Klein – President – lead backcountry guide

Natalia Skiba – Vice President – student

Jeff Reyden – Treasurer – forestry consultant

Lynn van Deursen – Secretary – health care administrator and actor

Hayden Markin – Board Member – forest tech and fly fisherman