Staff & Board

Board of Directors

Alice Price,
Board Chair

Conflict Resolver

Shirley Atencio,
Vice Chair

Bridging World Views

Tim Yoder,
Board Treasurer

Motorcycle Enthusiast

Emma Reesor,
Board Member

Protector of the Rio

Ben Valdez,
Board Member

He cooks for hospital patients

Meghan Stalzer, Board Member

She milks camels!

Reilley Nystrom, Board Member

Food Tech Maven



Liza Marron, Co-Director

Social Justice Warrior

Max Gibson, Co-Director

Wilderness Guide & Humanitarian

Daliah Torrez, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Masa & Marketing Mija

Jerald Montoya,
Finance Director

Manassa Finance Maven

Cassandra Cordova, HR & Equity Coordinator

Nature Enthusiast and Moonlight Tea Sipper

Rio Grande Farm Park

Jesus Flores,
Farm Manager

El Jefe de Verduras

Meg Mercier,
Director of Operations

The Mindful Mountaineer

Jonathan Lindberg, AmeriCorps Volunteer

Swedish Ski & Hot Chocolate Lover

Brayan Flores, Seasonal Assistant Manager

Athlete & Farmers Market Steward

Salai Taylor,
Maintenance Steward

Steward Little Free Library

Kristine Reyhons, Maintenance Contractor

Rio Grande Farm Park Facilities Manager

Isabela Baltazar, Education Assistant

Future Teacher & OG Farm Park Kid

MoKi Food Truck & Catering

Abe Rosenberg, Local Foods Local Places Program Director

Jack of All Trades

Gloria Van de Walle, MoKi Coordinator

Makeup Artist & Chef

Trinity Lucero,
MoKi Coordinator

Creating Art Through Food

Alyna Martinez, MoKi Coordinator

A Sweet Tooth Lady

Cooking Matters

Zoila Gomez, Cooking Matters Coordinator

Community Advocate & Olympic Runner

Lois Harvie, Cooking Matters Coordinator

“Miss Lane”

Valley Roots Food Hub

Nick Chambers,
General Manager

Chief Fungi

Al Stone,
Markets Manager

Mycelium Architect

Ryan Davis,
Operations Manager

Pallet Jack Cowboy

Josh Wagner, Colorado Springs Driver

Wagz, Grazing Guru

Alex Disbrow, Warehouse Aggregator & Driver

Tater, Cordyceps Cultivator

Maria Karahalios, CSA Coordinator

Pepita Chiquita

Mike, Staffer & Driver

Off-Grid Outdoorsman

Alex Taylor, Warehouse Aggregator

Lex, Paranormal Pasta Guy

Not pictured: Ethan Dodds, Kai Duby, James Miner

Community Food & Agriculture Assessment & Special Projects

Jae Sanders, CFAA Coordinator

Eco-Groovy Seed Babe