Staff & Faculty BIO

Dennis Landon

Professor of Business Administration / Program Director – BDBA
403.443.5511 ext 3284


  • BA Ministry – Outdoor Education & Leadership, Prairie
  • Masters in NonProfit Administration, Notre Dame University


Dennis grew up just outside Red Deer and in 2004 came to Prairie to participate in the Explore program. He went on to complete a BA in Outdoor Education and Leadership in 2008. He rejoined the Explore program to serve in the capacity of director from 2011-2018. During that time he completed a Master’s degree in Business, from Notre Dame University, focused on Non-Profits. He served one year (2018-2019) as the Interim Executive Director of Frontier Lodge.  Dennis has now taken on the role of Program Director for the new Business Administration program.

Other Interests

Backpacking and Backcountry Skiing top his favourite outdoor activities. He also enjoys both playing and watching sports (the Oilers and Packers, in particular). He played volleyball for the Pilots during his time at Prairie and coached the men’s team during the 2008-10 seasons. His other hobby is camping (with equal time spent repairing) his 1983 Vanagon Westfalia Diesel camper van.


SC 140 Health & Wellness
SC 141 Winter Outdoor Pursuits
OL 134 Outdoor Leadership
OL 151 Outdoor Programming
OL 231 Recreation and Business Management
OL 315 Philosophy of Group Facilitation
BU 105 Organizational Health and Performance
BU 111 Financial and Managerial Accounting
BU 250 Marketing