Hikers compare fall leaves silhouetted against the autumn sky.

Our Team

Staff

Aaron Cano

Aaron Cano

Program Officer

Janelle Choi Hillhouse

Janelle Choi Hillhouse

Program Officer

Jaime Colling

Jaime Colling

Program Officer

Katherine Day Hase

Katherine Day Hase

Development Director

Re deAnda

Re deAnda

Senior Administrative Assistant

Kristen Ragain

Kristen Ragain

Managing Director and Board Member

Paty Sands

Paty Sands

Fundraising Program Manager


Board of Directors

Wilma Wallace

Wilma Wallace

Board Chair

Chief Diversity and Social Impact Officer, REI Co-op

Eric Artz

Eric Artz

Board Member

President & CEO, REI Co-op

Ben Steele

Ben Steele

Board Member

EVP, Chief Customer Officer, REI Co-op

Marc Berejka

Marc Berejka

President and Ex Officio Board Member (nonvoting)

DVP, Community Advocacy & Impact, REI Co-op


Community Advisors

Julie Garreau - Executive Director, Cheyenne River Youth Project
Jose Gonzalez - Founder of Latino Outdoors and Avarna Group Consultant
Teresa Martinez - Executive Director, Continental Divide Trail Coalition
Vasu Sojitra - Independent Consultant, advocate for the disability community
Charles Thomas - Executive Director, Outward Bound Adventures, Inc.

Alumni:
CJ Goulding - Partner, Avarna Group
Juan D. Martinez Pineda - Senior Program Manager, forum for Community Solutions, Aspen Institute
Mercy M'fon - Executive Director, Wild Diversity
Nikki Santos- Executive Director, Center for Native American Youth, Aspen Institute