Marion grew up in Massachusetts and spent as much time as she could exploring the White Mountains of New Hampshire. After college, where she worked as an outdoor program leader and majored in the History of Science, she worked seasonally for outdoor programs in New Hampshire, California, and North Carolina, before eventually returning to graduate school for outdoor education at the University of New Hampshire.
She spent her first two years after graduate school working for the Venture program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and relocated to Morgantown in June of 2013 to work with Adventure WV. As the Adventure WV Associate Director she directly oversees the First Year Trips program and International Programs, as well as ensuring quality and consistency in all areas of the Adventure WV program. Outside of work she enjoys coffee, cats, running, swimming, traveling, and spending time with her daughter.