Staff & Board of Directors

Message From the President

At ACE our most valuable resource is our dedicated members, partners and staff. Everyone on our staff is involved in our organization’s vision and success, and we believe having a team of self-starting, mission-driven individuals with a passion for purposeful collaboration is what makes ACE one of the most successful and robust conservation corps programs in the country. Our culture is one that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diversity of backgrounds, ideas and life experiences of our employees.

Office of the President

3200 S. 700 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106

Laura Herrin

CEO and President

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Chris Jackson

Chief of External Affairs & Partnerships

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Joellyn Stack

Public Grants Manager

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Hannah Wendel

Hannah Wendel

Senior Director of People Resources

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Elizabeth Lundahl

Elizabeth Lundahl

People Resources Coordinator

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Organizational Culture & Communications

3200 S. 700 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106

Alex Tremble

Chief Culture & Communications Officer

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Leanne Fisher

Marketing & Communications Director

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Erin Collier

Social Media and Outreach Coordinator

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Finance & Technology

3200 S. 700 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106

Laura Craig

Chief Financial Officer

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Randy Rupp

Senior Director of Integrated Technology Services & Support

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Colby Page

Associate Director, Agreement Finance & Compliance

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Judi Cooper

Controller

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Tony Anderson

Accounts Receivable & Benefits Administrator

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Heather Hill

Accounts Payable Manager

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Greg Benson

Payroll Manager

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James Lynn

Systems Administrator

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A.J. Conrad

Agreement and Compliance Integration Manager

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Molly Wasik

Agreements & Compliance Specialist

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Victor Gervacio

Front End Developer

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Program Support

2900 N. Fort Valley Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Rafael Rosa

Chief Program Officer

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George Grygar

George Grygar

Senior Director of Program Operations

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Jim Kuhn

National Director for Facilities

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Michael Pietak

National Member Support Manager

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Caroline Canter

National Operations Manager

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Colin Giegerich

Director of Risk Management

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Emily Davis

AmeriCorps Program and Compliance Manager

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Jenn Layman

National EPIC Director

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Adam Scherm

National Crew Director

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Jake Travis

National Facilities Manager

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Solutions

2900 N. Fort Valley Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Jimmy Gregson

National Trails Program Manager 

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Dan McLendon

National Restoration Specialist

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Christian Bopp

National Medical Training Specialist

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Jake Groth

Regional Trails Skills Trainer

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Josh Langdon

Equipment Operator

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EPIC – Bureau of Land Management (BLM)/U.S. Forest Service (UFS)

3200 South 700 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Joel Baker

Division Director – BLM/UFS

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Jack Hall

Member Manager – USF

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Celia Demers

Member Manager – BLM/USBR

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Joshua Haussler

Special Projects Manager

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Elyse Cogburn

Member Manager – BLM

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Caroline MacKenzie

National Recruitment and Division Support Specialist – BLM/UFS

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Caris Hill

Caris Hill

Recruitment and Member Coordinator EPIC/BLM/USFS 

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Shinya Burck

GIS Riparian and wetland Data Specialist – EPIC/BLM/USFS

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Anna Louise

Anna Louise Calliham

Recruitment and Division Support Coordinator – EPIC/BLM/USFS

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EPIC – U.S Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS)

3200 South 700 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Ellen Bley

Division Director – FWS

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Adam Auerbach

Associate Director – FWS

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Karen Vaughn

Associate Director – FWS

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Johannah McCollum

Member Manager – FWS

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Katie Lyon

National Trails Project & Data Manager -FWS

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Jacob Causey

Division Support Specialist – FWS

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Claire Barnwell

Member Manager – FWS

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Marilyn Long

National Trails Inventory Data Collection Technician – FWS

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Sarah Rappaport

National Visitor Survey Logistics Coordinator – FWS

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Nick Jackosky

Member Manager – FWS

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Linda Garcia

Linda Garcia

Division Support Specialist – FWS 

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Nick Sparling

Nick Sparling

National Energy Audits Coordinator- FWS

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Andrew Garcia

Member Manager FWS

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Danielle Ramsden

Member Manager FWS

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EPIC – National Park Service (NPS)

3200 South 700 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Jen Wells

Jen Wells

Associate Division Director –  NPS

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Bianca Wahkinney

Historic Preservation Training Center Program Manager – NPS 

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Eleanor Mahoney

Eleanor Mahoney

National Coordinator – Mellon Humanities Fellow – NPS

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Madison Douthitt

Eastern Regions Program Manager – NPS

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Maya Opara Nadi

Member Support Coordinator – EPIC NPS

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Samira Rosario Martinez

CRDIP Member Coordinator – NPS

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Kyle Ellison

Member Support Specialist – NPS

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Ellie Opdahl

Division Support Specialist – NPS

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Deanna Stark

Western Regions Program Manager – NPS

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Michael Knapp

Recruitment and Outreach Manager – NPS

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Deidra Goodwin

NPS Academy Program Manager – NPS

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Vic Yee

Recruitment and Outreach Manager – NPS

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Shannon Borowy

Recruitment and Outreach Specialist – NPS

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Emanuel Aragon Cruz

Recruitment and Outreach Specialist – NPS

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Private Lands

Crystal Simons

Division Director – Private Lands

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Nick McGuire

Restoration Project Manager

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Hayley Smith

Associate Director – Easement Programs

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Michael Bee

ACE Partner Conservationist – NRCS Louisiana

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Kaitlyn Delehanty

ACE Partner Conservationist – NRCS NH

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Trevor George

Associate Director – Restoration

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Brad Roberts

Easement Monitoring Specialist

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Crew – Eastern (North Carolina)

63 Fletcher Commercial Drive 
Fletcher, North Carolina 28732

Joost Besijn

Division Director – Eastern

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Hallie Kellermen

Associate Director of Member Programs – Eastern

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Jamie LeTellier

Associate Director of Operations – Eastern

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Kerri Ryan

Senior Project Manager – Eastern

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Ronald Bethea

Project Manager – Eastern

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Amanda Gardner

Amanda Gardner

Project Manager – Eastern

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Andrew Jackson

Project Manager – Eastern

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Jennifer Munson

Logistics – Eastern

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Joshua Burt

Eastern Operations & Training Specialist

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Michael Mifsud

AmeriCorps Program & Member Support Coordinator

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Emily Oostveen

Outreach & Member Support Coordinator

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Ian McGufficke

Outreach & Member Support Coordinator

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Crew – Mountain West (Utah)

142 Old Highway 91, Suite 2
Hurricane, Utah 84737

Aaron Wilson

Division Director – Mountain West

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Hunter Schuyler

Logistics Coordinator – Mountain West

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Kaitlin Krause

Project Manager – Mountain West

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Scott Vlasak

Scott Vlasak

Senior Project Manager – Mountain West

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Sarah Wolfram

Sarah Wolfram

Member Support Manager – Mountain West

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Patrick Sutherin

Patrick Sutherin

Project Manager – Mountain West

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Lilly Hayley

Lilly Hayley

Logistics Coordinator – Mountain West

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Crew – Pacific West (California)

Chris Binder

Division Director – Pacific West

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Dennis Frenier

Associate Director of Operations – Pacific West

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Carolyn Getschow

Grants & Contracts Administrator – Pacific West

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Nathan Schwarting

Senior Project Manager – Pacific West

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Travis Reid

Senior Project Manager – Pacific West

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David Chaman

Logistics Coordinator – Pacific West

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Tyler Lau

Senior Project Manager – Pacific West

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Cassie Bongiorno

Project Manager – Pacific West

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Dawn Cramer

Member Support Coordinator – Pacific West

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Devin Williams

Devin Williams

Project Manager – Pacific West

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Sam Richards

Project Manager – Pacific West

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Luke Bailey

Luke Bailey

Logistics Coordinator – Pacific West

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Matthew Daniels

Program Manager – Pacific West

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Crew – Southwest (Arizona)

2900 N. Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff AZ, 86001

Keean Ruane

Division Director – Southwest

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Jack McMullin

Associate Director of Operations – Southwest

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Nicole Cuaz

Associate Director of Member Resources – Southwest

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Gabe Davila

Project Manager – Southwest

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Mary Aland

Project Manager – Southwest

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Erik Johnson

Logistics Coordinator- Southwest

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Joel Rake-Marona

Senior Project Manager – Southwest

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Mark Comer

Fleet & Facilities Manager – Southwest

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Bec Rosenblum

Member Support Coordinator – Southwest

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Johnny Wilke

Project Manager – Southwest

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Grady Morris

Project Manager – Southwest

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Olivia Newell-Bauer

Member Support Coordinator – Southwest

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Mackenzie Messing

Member Support Coordinator – Southwest

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Board of Directors

Shayne Miller

Board Member Since 2013

Bob Coates

Board Member Since 2018
Jeanne Wade Evans

Jeanne Wade Evans

Board Member Since 2019

Scott Springer

Board Member Since 2020

Trevor Pearson

Board Member Since 2021

Gail Adams

Board Member Since 2021
Sarah Miggins

Sarah Miggins

Board Member Since 2022

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