Chris ensures all iconic wildlife in Greater Yellowstone are here to stay. His work is science-based, building public awareness and tolerance for wildlife in Greater Yellowstone. Chris is an avid outdoor recreation enthusiast; you name it, he's likely out doing it.
Erin provides support for all of GYC’s departments and helps to keep the Bozeman headquarters running smoothly. A native of California, she developed a love for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem while spending all of her summers at her family cabin on Henry’s Lake. You can usually find Erin enjoying time on the trails, rivers, and mountains surrounding Bozeman.
Jenny works to protect public lands in Wyoming, focusing primarily on the Abasorka-Beartooth Front east of Yellowstone National Park. She brings a wealth of experience in outdoor and environmental education, bringing people together to create solutions. She is also an avid outdoors woman and naturalist; just look outside to find her.
Charles works to secure permanent protection of key rivers in Montana by building support on the ground with stakeholders, the public, and general water enthusiasts. Charles is a backcountry skier, mountain wanderer, and father. He is grateful to call the mountains and rivers of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem home.
Shana works on wildlife issues throughout the ecosystem. She advocates for a balanced and science-based approach to wildlife management, working to ensure priority species such as grizzly bears, bison, and wolves thrive here. She loves spending time in the backcountry on her horse, skis, or running the trails with her dog.
Jennifer leads the Cycle Greater Yellowstone event team. She brings extensive experience in event planning for outdoor recreation - road cycling, mountain biking, triathlons, adventure racing, and running. Jennifer is a life-long cyclist, ski enthusiast and loves the river.
Mac builds awareness and support by providing outreach, communications, and program development in the Teton Region. He brings over two decades of educational, science-based experience within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Mac loves riding bikes, reading books, and messing about in boats.
Jeana helps ensure our finances are in order on a day-to-day basis. With more than 20 years of accounting experience, she has amassed a wealth of knowledge that will ensure the Greater Yellowstone Coalition remains financially strong and fiscally responsible. She has a love of the mountains, which was born from her first view of the Tetons. To Jeana, no other place seems like home without mountains nearby.
Kristen works with the logistics of events, primarily Cycle Greater Yellowstone. She brings experience in outdoor events management and nonprofit sustainability. Kristen also manages an outdoor events company, works to teach kids about local, healthy food, and coaches cross country. She is a lifelong trail runner and avid back-country snowboarder that is always out in the mountains with her dog.
Joe works to protect public lands in Montana. His primary focus is the Gallatin Range, working to bring diverse interests together to protect the area’s extraordinary wilderness and wildlife values. Joe's talents extend beyond conservation work; he is an award-winning publisher and guidebook author and director of the annual Bozeman Ice Festival.
Beth helps us spread the word about how we protect Greater Yellowstone’s water, lands, and wildlife. Her experience includes print and radio journalism, managing a small conservation non-profit, communications, and running campaigns. Beth likes books and music, and cross-country skiing and backpacking with her husband and dogs.
Matt leads our annual fund program and manages the donor database. He ensures your donations are timely acknowledged and that you receive news and updates on how your gifts make a difference in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Matt and his dog explore the GYE on foot and via canoe.
Allison works to protect public lands and safeguard clean waters in Southeastern Idaho. She studied environmental law and policy and her professional experience includes coordinating a variety of conservation and outreach campaigns. When she is not working for our land and water resources, you can find her out and about hiking, skiing, and floating with her two dogs.
As a third generation Montana native, it is to no surprise Darby found working with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition a perfect fit. Darby leads our human resources department and also helps with accounting and finance. When not at work you will find Darby enjoying Montana's outdoor playgrounds with her husband, two children, and canine.
Liz works with the Montana Conservation team to ensure mining proposals in Paradise Valley do not threaten the land, water, and economy of the iconic gateway into Yellowstone National Park. When it’s time to play, Liz can usually be found soaking up a good mountain view while skiing, hiking, or fishing.
Amy supports our public land conservation efforts in Montana, specifically engaging with the Custer Gallatin National Forest planning process. She comes most recently from Wyoming, where she spent years working as a community organizer assisting citizen advocacy efforts. Amy loves the indoor pursuits of baking and karaoke, while her outdoor passions include backpacking and trail running.
Brooke works on our special projects and is focused on an effort to examine the intersection of conservation and recreation throughout the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Brooke enjoys time spent with her horse and loves exploring the beautiful landscapes of the Rocky Mountains on skis or with a fly-rod in her hand.
Emmy’s endeavors include communicating the work of GYC, overseeing a portion of the campaigns, and working with the social media accounts. She brings experience from a background in marketing, sales, and project management from an adventure travel company. In her spare time, you’ll find Emmy trail running, wildlife-watching, and traveling the world with her husband.
Melissa works with donors both regionally and across the country on their philanthropic goals. She has worked as a senior level fundraiser for decades, and loves to match donors with projects that conserve and protect Greater Yellowstone. Melissa loves to explore the ecosystem with her husband and son.
Kathy leads our conservation efforts in Idaho, working on lands, waters, and wildlife issues. Her focus includes protecting lands in the High Divide, ensuring the Henry's Fork watershed remains clean and pristine, and helping clean up the many superfund sites in Greater Yellowstone. Kathy enjoys mountain biking, back country skiing, and spending time with her family.
Jill works on the grant-writing, submission, and reporting process. She comes with more than 10 years of experience in non-profit leadership, development, and fundraising. Jill enjoys camping, hiking, and skiing in the mountains of Montana with her husband and three boys.
Siva leads our conservation efforts in Wyoming, working on land, water, and wildlife issues. He brings decades of experience working on wildlife conservation issues in Wyoming, Kenya, and India. He is passionate about Wyoming's wildlife and great outdoors and spends much of his free time outside with his family.
Kris assists the management team and does support work for the board. Protecting the lands and waters of the GYE has part of her personal life mission and work over the last 25 years, the air and water through advocacy on issues of toxic pollution; the land through sustainable agricultural and educational efforts. In her free time she has serves on a number of non-profit boards in the community and takes to the trails and rivers.
Darcie leads our conservation effort in Montana to protect lands, water, and wildlife. She brings years of experience working in Alaska with diverse groups in conservation, land management planning, and advocacy. Her enthusiasm for people, place, and the outdoors keeps her outside with her son running their sled dogs, hiking, skiing, or spending time on a river.
Christi leads corporate relations and marketing, focusing on raising funds and building awareness in order to meet annual conservation objectives. Her wealth of experience includes fundraising, donor relations and stewardship, communications, marketing, event planning, and public relations. You'll probably find her outside with her family camping, hiking, boating, or gardening.
Bob leads our water conservation efforts, helping to restore and protect cold water habitats and native fish. He works with stakeholders across the ecosystem to preserve our natural resources for generations to come. Bob loves to float, bike, hike, and ski and with his sense of humor, keeps everyone smiling.