Memberships & Affiliations

Seattle Outdoor Adventurers Meetup (SOA)

Joe Staiano is one of the Assistant Organizers of Seattle Outdoor Adventurers Meetup. With over 20,000 members, SOA is Seattle’s premier community for outdoor and nature activities.  SOA Meetup brings people together who love the great outdoors. We explore and celebrate the wonders of the Pacific Northwest via hiking, backpacking, climbing, kayaking, snowshoeing and more. We care about our delicate environments and promote Leave-No-Trace principles.

ECPAT and The Code

ECPAT International is a network of organizations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children. ECPAT is represented worldwide by 80 organizations in 70 countries. The CODE is a code of conduct for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism. Joe Staiano and Meaningful Trip are signators of the CODE.

Travelers Against Plastic, TAP,

TAP catalyzes a global movement towards the elimination of traveler’s and
the tourism industry’s dependence on plastic water-bottles.