April joined Grand Teton Association (GTA) in early 2018 and oversees the execution of GTA's mission supporting Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and the National Elk Refuge. Prior to joining GTA, April spent over 25 years in non-profit, educational program development, leadership, and administration. April's past experience includes serving as Academic Director for the School for International Training's semester abroad in Cairns, Australia and as a founding faculty member of Landmark College in Putney, Vermont, and the Teton Science School's (TSS) Graduate Program in Kelly, Wyoming. She most recently served as Associate Executive Director and Vice President for Educator Development for TSS.
Tracy, a native of Wyoming, joined GTA in early 2019 as the Director of Operations. She oversees human resources, business systems and projects, and related logistics with agency partners. Prior to this, Tracy worked as the Director of the Kelly Campus for the Teton Science School for 14 years, connecting young adults from all over the country to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem..
Erin joined GTA's staff in 1992 when she spent a summer working as a sales associate. Since then, Erin has advanced within the organization to serve in her current capacity as Director of Retail Operations. She is responsible for the management and oversight of all functions related to retail and warehouse operations and personnel. This includes buying, trend analysis, inventory control, supervision of personnel, and general administration. Prior to GTA, Erin was a volunteer English teacher in China, a data analyst, a full-time volunteer missionary, and lifetimer/historian of the Grand Teton Association.
Lori’s employment with GTA began in the summer of 2015. Her time was split between working as a seasonal administrative assistant and sales associate at the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center. She then worked as year-round administrative assistant before promoting to Inventory Manager in the fall of 2017. Lori’s background working with numbers in bookkeeping and problem solving gives her a solid foundation for inventory management. She is committed to providing support for her coworkers and appreciates having opportunities to advance her career within the Association.
Ashlie joined GTA in 2019 as the Director of Finance. She is responsible for administrative duties related to financial reporting, analysis, and recommendations. She also oversees the accounting, audit, and payroll administration. Prior to joining GTA, Ashlie worked for the University of Wyoming and held several positions within the division of financial affairs including Manager of Financial Services, Director of Treasury and Financial Reporting and Senior Director of Financial Affairs and University Controller.
Elizabeth joined GTA in 2018 as the part-time website and webstore associate. She oversees all aspects of running GTA’s online store, fulfills wholesale and mail order request, and manages GTA’s website content. Before joining GTA, Elizabeth worked as a biological science technician, project manager for a watershed program, and environmental educator. She has worked for government and non-profit organizations, including the National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and The Nature Conservancy.
Danielle joined GTA in 2014 where she began her career working as a seasonal warehouse employee. She has since advanced to Warehouse Lead where she oversees the day to day operations of the warehouse, including receiving merchandise, delivering merchandise, inventory management along with the closing of PO's. Prior to working at GTA, Danielle spent 8 years running multiple departments at a family owner, indoor lumber yard/hardware store in Missouri. After moving to Jackson, she worked at a few local businesses before finding GTA.
Jeremiah has spent his life in the Rockies, first working for the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, which supports Rocky Mountain National Park. Today, Jackson, Wyoming joining Grand Teton Association(GTA) in the spring of 2017. Working for GTA is fulfilling to him because it not only supports Grand Teton National Park, but the National Elk Refuge and Bridger-Teton National Forest. When not working at the National Elk Refuge, Jeremiah enjoys spending time mountain biking, bird watching, snowboarding, and kayaking.