Renee Sweezey did her first Vision Quest with Steven Foster and Meredith Little, co-founders of Rites of Passage, in 1982. After many years of serving on the Board of Directors, she returned to guiding others in nature in 2007. Renee honors and holds with deep regard all those who feel called to the journey into the sacred world of wilderness and soul. She brings gifts of an open heart, quiet courage and gentle presence to help create unique and vibrant community in the field. Renee is married to Mike Bodkin, the Executive Director of Rites of Passage, and lives in a rural intentional community in Northern California.