Amy graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a dual major in economics and environmental studies, and earned a Master's degree in Forest Resources and Natural Resource Policy from Utah State University. Amy has served as communications and development director for The Murie Center, explored the world of documentary filmmaking as the associate producer of the Equipoise Fund’s film Don’t Fence Me In, headed operations for an independent investment advisory firm and endured a season in Antarctica as a recycling specialist. Amy now feels as if she has truly landed in her current role as Teton Raptor Center’s first Executive Director.
Originally from Western Massachusetts, Nick has lived in Jackson Hole since 2004. Since that time, he has worked for Teton Science Schools in many capacities and is currently the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. He was a founding board member of the Gombe School of Environment & Society - USA which provided start-up support to a school in Tanzania. Nick graduated from Western New England University with a B.A. in Sociology.
Franz holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, an M.S. in Zoology from Brigham Young University, and a PhD in Zoology from the University of Wyoming. His doctoral research involved years of field research on the ecology and behavior of free-ranging coyotes in Jackson Hole Wyoming. Dr. Camenzind is also a well-respected wildlife cinematographer and has produced films for ABC Turner Broadcasting and National Geographic and PBS-Nature. Franz also spent 13 years the Executive Director of the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, having previously served on that board for 13 years. He was a founding board member of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and now serves on the board of Wilderness Watch and is a member of the National Parks and Conservation Association Northern Rockies Regional Council.
Amy spent 26 years in a variety of financial and management consulting positions with Fortune 500 companies. She led new market entry strategies, new product development, organizational redesign, and several merger integration projects as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. She served as Senior Vice President – Strategic Planning and Senior Vice President – Human Resources for USF&G Insurance Company, as well as head of Corporate Planning & Strategy for Allstate Insurance Company. Most recently, she served on the Board of Teton Science Schools (TSS), chairing the Strategic Planning and Finance Committees. She was appointed Interim Executive Director of TSS from December 2014 to October 2015 during which she implemented a strategic realignment, financial restructuring, and the acquisition of The Murie Center.
Annie is an accomplished artist and scientist. She completed her M.S. in Wildlife Biology at the University of Montana and subsequently became fascinated with bats, researching bat populations and ecology for 18 years. In her research role, she has mentored over 100 middle and high school students through a bat education and conservation program. Annie served on the board of Bat Conservational International for 9 years, and was elected to the Teton County Board of Education in 2016. Annie is also a successful jeweler. Her academic background influences all her designs, and 10 percent of every sale is donated to environmental and other causes.
Mary served as superintendent of Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway from May of 2004 through early 2014. During her tenure, the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor center and auditorium were built, the 1,100 acre Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve was restored and transferred to the NPS, park headquarters was expanded and renovated, the Vernon Indian Arts collection underwent restoration, and 15 miles of pathways were constructed. During her 34 year National Park Service career, Mary served in management positions as Acting NPS Intermountain Regional Director in Denver; in Santa Fe and Carlsbad Caverns (NM); Golden Gate, Santa Monica Mountains and Channel Islands (CA); Gateway (NY); and Blue Ridge Parkway (VA). In addition to NPS experience, Mary also served with the DOJ U.S. Attorney's Southern District of California office, Army Corps of Engineers, and performed environmental consulting in a private firm. In addition to GTA, Mary serves on the Student Conservation Association Board of Directors and Jackson Hole Airport Board.
An East Coast transplant to Jackson Hole, John grew up outside of Boston, MA. and graduated from Amherst College with a double major in Economics and Art History. Originally brought to Jackson for work, he quickly fell in love, and it soon became home. He, and his partner, now run four retail outlets in downtown Jackson. John serves on the Board of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, and The Jackson Hole Public Art Task Force.