Advisory Committees

Educational Advisory Committee

The success of programs offered by DNS depends on dedicated teachers with a commitment to outdoor environmental education. In order to better meet the needs of our teachers and students, we rely on feedback from teachers. Our Educational Advisory Committee is made up of educators that give input into current DNS programs, and make suggestions for what would benefit students most in the learning process. Our programs are made much better and remain relevant and fluid because of the thoughtful critique and feedback of the following educators.

Charlie Love, Science, Riverview
Alan Morris, 2nd Grade, Needham
Karen Morris, 3rd Grade, Park
Chelsi Olson, Grade 2, Park
Gina Ott, 1st Grade, Sunnyside
Nicole Payne, Pinon Hills Academy
Anne Philips, 2nd Grade, Fort Lewis Mesa
Laura Ritz, Lydia Rippey
Katie Sands, 2nd Grade, Florida Mesa
Hannah Squire, 2nd Grade, Animas Valley
David Straate, Kindergarten, Lydia Rippey

Suzanne Cash, Kindergarten, Park
Charlie Domas, 3rd Grade, Park
Libby DeHaan, 5th Grade, Igncio
Bri Dilley, 1st Grade, Sunnyside
Leigh Gilette, 6th Grade, Miller
Kimi Hanson, 2nd Grade, Needham
Debbie Harris, 1st Grade, Fort Lewis Mesa
Emily Hurley, Lydia Rippey
Donna Krupa, 2nd Grade, Riverview
Laura Leland, 4th Grade, Ignacio

Community Support Team

The Community Support Team is made up of community members and former board members that enthusiastically support the mission of DNS and are committed to ensuring its success.  Members of this group may have a past connection to the organization, special skills or knowledge that they are willing to offer the organization, or just enthusiasm for the work that DNS does.  Below are the current members of our Community Support Team.

Sue Agranoff
Maggie Bowes
Alane Brown
Niall Byers
Candice Carson
Jim Carver
Rose Chilcoat
Becky Clausen
Beth Drum
Ronnie Egan
Pete Foster
Mark Franklin
Robert Goodin
Dick Grossman

Andy Guilliford
Will Herringer
Robert Harrington
Gail Hanson
Corey Sue Hutchinson
Maureen Keilty
Ron Lee
Eilene Lyon
Dave McKeever
Marty Moses
Jeff and Brenda Nelson
Ray Pierotti
Anne Rapp
Ben Rockis
Aimee Way

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