With whom you will be working with
Western Colorado Conservation Corps staff members are an eclectic group. We hire and train a diverse set of leaders to provide the best quality of services.
The WCCC partners with individuals and groups that have a variety of interests. Our job is to make sure that we're providing young people with the tools they need to succeed, while delivering quality services to land managers.
While helping young people develop, our professional staff is here to work with you on every stop along the way!
Meet The Team
Director Jeff has been with the WCCC since 2011, and has served as Director since August 2013. Prior to his non-profit work, Jeff managed a retail store for 12 years. He ran a $24 million store and supervised 170 employees. Jeff has also served as a firefighter and an EMT since 2005. Jeff, his wife Alyssa and their son David live in Grand Junction, CO.
Associate Director Marcus is passionate about providing real world training and hands-on experience to members of the Corps. As a two-time decorated combat veteran with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he is a natural leader for Corps members to look up to. In his free time, you can find Marcus at the baseball diamond with his son or hunting on the Grand Mesa.
Human Resources Tiffany has been with the WCCC since 2017. With over a decade of management experience, she brings a depth of understanding of Human Resources and a broad variety of institutional backgrounds to the organization. When she is not at work, Tiffany enjoys traveling with her family and being outdoors with her dogs.
Logistics Director Clark has been at the WCCC since 2011. His Logistics and Special Projects include food purchases, vehicle maintenance, tools and safety equipment, assisting other staff, and making sure the whole Corps experience is as useful as it can be. When not at the office, Clark enjoys traveling with his wife, Pam.
Case Manager/Human Resources Generalist
Morgan was born and raised in central Texas.Texas is where her love for everything outdoors started. From living on a ranch and raising livestock to participating in nature clean ups with the girl scouts. Morgan’s work experience in management has given her a well-rounded experience that she is able to share with the Corps. Morgan enjoys fishing and camping every chance she gets.
Field Manager Tristian has come up through the ranks here at the WCCC and has applied his trade across the western USA. He is excited to return to his roots and give back to his community.
Chainsaw Technician Brody has seen and done it all here at the WCCC. There is not a challenge he cant face nor a chainsaw he cant fix.
Social Media Manager Maddie is a recent graduate from Colorado Mesa University. She graduated with a bachelor’s in mass communications. She joined the team in October of 2021. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her furry friends and watching movies.
Assistant Field Manager Kuiper has been working for WCCC since 2019 and spent a couple years serving as a crew member on a traditional crew. Now they are excited to give back to WCCC and help new crew members have the same amazing experience that they did! They are very passionate about the delicate desert environment surrounding Grand Junction as well as the history of the area. On their off-time Kuiper can be found in the desert hiking, 4 wheeling, or rock climbing.
Field Manager Chris comes from a diverse background ranging from a snowboard instructor to a correctional officer. At WCCC Chris seeks out every opportunity to make a positive and lasting impression on the people around him. As for his weekends he’s typically looking for some fresh powder, working on an engine, or sitting back and casting a line.