Susie Baird is orginally from Western Nebraska, but moved to Granby earlier this year from Alaska. In AK she was the assistant director for a rural campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Susie will be working out of the Granby Office and looks forward to continuing the good work that characterizes GFPC.
Contact Susie: 970-819-7805970-819-7805 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleen moved to Grand County after graduating from Montana State University in 2010. She has been enjoying the skiing, biking and hiking this area has to offer while spending time with her friends, husband, and dog Beall. Colleen spent a year volunteering in Honduras before applying to graduate school, and is currently earning her Master’s degree in Community Mental Health Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. She is working as a Certified Addiction Counselor providing substance abuse treatment to adults and adolescents in Grand County. She is excited to begin the prevention work with Grand Futures that is necessary to foster healthy development among the youth and community members of Grand County.
Contact Colleen: 928-200-7903 email@example.com
Kate has been with Grand Futures since November 2010 and is beginning a new direction in her career. Prior to her position at Grand Futures, Kate worked in the hospitality industry in many different and challenging roles. She holds a B.S. in Hospitality Administration at Boston University, where she also worked as a Resident Assistant in upper-classman housing. As a student, Kate was constantly involved in her community, working with her local DARE program and a Teen Health Advocacy program. She has recently started to volunteer as a mentor to youth through Partners of Routt County. Kate also sits on the steering committee for the Routt County Bridges Initiative, which aims to reduce generational poverty in RC.
Kate has lived in Steamboat Springs since July 2008 and spends time hiking, skiing, crafting and blogging. Kate and her husband, Matt, have recently rescued an amazing dog named Ella, whom they love to spend time with too!
Contact Kate: 970-879-6188970-879-6188 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Born in the Widwest, family and the allure of the Rocky Mountains brought Kim to Colorado. With her passion and belief in the importance of family and community Kim has had an opportunity to connect with youth on many different levels. Early Childhood degree in tow, Kim worked as a Life Skills and Family Preservation coach, Crisis Intervention, Early Childhood Educator for the School District, Teen Director and Unite Director for the Boys and Girls Club. Kim is invested in the youth of Moffat County and believes in the importance of Teen voice and Teen choice and of providing them with the right tools and knowledge to help them make positive, healthy lifestyle choices. She feels fortunate to have this opportunity to work for and with the Youth of Moffat County. "People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelo. Kim feels that one of the communities greatest resources is that Craig is a "community of caring"!
Megan originally came to Northwest Colorado in 2011 after graduating from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, Illinois with her Bachelor’s in English. Megan served three years as an AmeriCorps member with Partners in Routt County, a youth mentoring organization based in Steamboat Springs. For two years, she worked with the youth of Soroco Middle School in Oak Creek, Colorado providing one-to-one mentoring relationships with a target caseload of eight at-risk students as well as providing in and after school programming. Her last year with Partners, Megan became the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) Development Assistant for the organization focusing on grant writing, fundraising, community outreach, as well as marketing and media awareness. Megan is excited to work for an organization like Grand Futures who is dedicated to the big picture of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in Northwest Colorado. In her down time Megan enjoys reading, crafting, playing her ukulele, rock climbing, and enjoying the outdoors with her boyfriend Aaron and their dog, Tessa Marie.
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.
Contact Karin: 970-846-6216970-846-6216 , email@example.com