Susie Baird began as managing director of Grand Futures in December of 2011. Previous experience includes 6 years (2005-2011) with the University of Alaska Fairbanks as Assistant Director/Development Coordinator at a rural UAF campus. Prior to that she was the Executive Director of the Box Butte Development Corporation in Alliance, NE. Other experience includes the Executive Administrator of the Panhandle Library System in Nebraska, and Planner, Resource Developer & Housing Specialist for the Panhandle Community Action Agency in Scottsbluff, NE. Currently she is active in the Granby Chamber of Commerce, the Granby Rotary Club, Resource Board for the Grand Initiative Economic Development, & participated in the Governor’s To Be Determined (TBD) Colorado program. Susan has always been active in promoting positive lifestyles and choices for youth, serving in mentor programs in many of the areas in which she lived. She feels the work GFPC is doing is crucial to the future development of the 14th Judicial District because of the opportunities and programs it has for the youth of the region. Susan earned a Master of Science in Management degree from Regis University in Denver. Susan and her husband spend many hours on their Road King Classic Harley-Davidson motorcycle in their off hours as well as hiking and working with their church youth group.
Contact Susie: 970-819-7805 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Maggie moved to Grand County in July 2014 after receiving her Bachelor's in Psychology from Wichita State University. She feels lucky to work for Grand Futures which gives her an opportunity to use her knowledge of the brain and how it develops in different environments (such as under the influence of drugs) and her love of working with youth. Her interests include: telling bad jokes, hiking, skiing, and practicing yoga.
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Carin is a Grand County native. She graduated with her Bachelors in History from Colorado Mesa University where she was also a Resident Assistant and learned about building community, starting educational conversations to spark student growth and how the two together can help students be successful academically and socially. After college she worked for University of Colorado - Boulder in residence life before returning to the high rockies. Here at Grand Futures Prevention Coalition she hopes that her past experiences can be applied to her role and make a difference in the lives of Grand County’s Youth. In her free time, you can find her mountain biking, skiing, running, and surfing.
Contact Carin: 970-887-9655, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cassandra Vigil was born and raised in Craig, Colorado and has returned after receiving her Bachelor’s in Sociology to work at The Haven Assisted Living facility for several years. Now, with a desire to expand her knowledge base into serving youth, Cassandra is proud to become the Moffat County Program Director for Grand Futures. Cassandra is incredibly close to her family which has been a constant inspiration to her over the years. One of the things Cassandra hopes to bring to the Grand Futures team is her open and honest communication. Her biggest aspiration is to have had a positive influence on even just one person, but hopefully more, in her lifetime. If she can attain this she will have achieved a lifelong goal. Cassandra also hopes to one day be able to successfully walk in high heels and to meet Bill Murray.
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Adrienne has finally moved back to Steamboat Springs after receiving her Master's in Clinical Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Before graduate school, she worked as the head staff of a wilderness therapy program for teenagers with substance use and behavioral issues. She received her Bachelor's in Political Science and Conflict Resolution from the University of Notre Dame, which is where her career interests for social justice and mental health issues were fostered. She is personally and professionally committed to the public health issues of substance abuse and mental health disorders in Routt County, and is looking forward to working alongside so many different community members as well as bringing forth a social work perspective into her new role as the Routt County Program Director. Adrienne loves the outdoors and is ultimately training for a 50-mile trail race later this fall; thus, she spends most of her free time running in the mountains with her Australian Shepherd, Hayduke.
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Karin is the Bookkeeper for Grand Futures Prevention Coalition. She handles all accounts payable, receivable, payroll taxes, and grant reimbursements.
Karin has been an independent bookkeeper for five years and has several clients in Steamboat Springs, including several non-profit organizations such as Partners of Routt County and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps. Karin gained her B.S. in Business from New Hampshire College.
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