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.
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. She also initiated the NPS Academy, Youth Conservation Program and Wildlife Brigade during her tenure. 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 Central District of California office, Army Corps of Engineers, and performed environmental consulting in a private firm. Mary served six years on the Student Conservation Association Board of Directors, and was on the Jackson Hole Airport Board until late 2019.
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.
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.
Huntley Dornan grew up in Moose, WY where his family has lived for 100 years. After graduating from Haverford College with a degree in Philosophy, Huntley went west and happened on a career in the outdoor and action sports industry, including posts as the Managing Director of Patagonia's emerging market businesses, Vice President of Quiksilver responsible for new brand development, and President and CEO of Surftech, LLC. Along the way he received an MBA from Pepperdine University and had a few adventures. He finally came to his senses and returned to Moose where he currently manages his family's business and spends as much time outside as possible.
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.
Claire is an attorney with the Spence Law Firm, where she practices in civil rights, personal injury, and wrongful death. She greatly enjoys helping people in the search for justice. Prior to her legal career, she worked for the Forest Service exploring caves in southern New Mexico, as a baker and pastry chef, doing fire ecology research, in retail, as a documentary production manager, and as a community organizer for a conservation-oriented nonprofit organization. Claire was born and raised in Jackson Hole and lives on her family’s ranch at the base of Teton Pass. Claire studied music at Vassar College and later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Northern Arizona University. She later continued her studies at the University of Wyoming, obtaining a Master in Public Administration degree, and ultimately her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Outside of work, Claire is active in local government, serving her community as an elected precinct committeewoman and a volunteer firefighter. Her hobbies include cooking, playing outside, and encouraging her dog not to bark whenever anyone knocks at the front door.
A 5th generation Jackson Hole community member, Jesse Ryan is the Chief Marketing Strategist and founding partner at New Thought Digital Agency. After earning an MBA from Full Sail University in Winter Park Florida, Jesse returned to the valley in the summer of 2009 to apply his technical expertise to the advancement of local non-profit organizations and small businesses. In addition to his board service to Grand Teton Association, Jesse contributes to the Community Safety Network’s advocate program, is a guiding member of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals of the Tetons Committee, and serves on the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole's Competitive Grants Committee. In his spare time, Jesse enjoys angling, skiing, and spending time with his family.