Stephen earned his Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Education from Prescott College. Prior to attending Prescott College, Stephen worked to integrate environmental service learning projects into the public school system in Napa, CA. as the Regional Coordinator for the AmeriCorps Watershed Project. Stephen has been involved in numerous nonprofit organizations including the North Cascades Institute, Napa County Resource Conservation District, Connolly Ranch Environmental Education Center and NedSk8. Before becoming Executive Director in July 2005, Stephen was Academic Coordinator for the alternative high school program at TEENS, Inc. In 2006, Stephen completed the yearlong Non Profit Leadership Program through the Community Resource Center. Stephen enjoys spending time with his wife and two children exploring wild lands, biking, skiing and gardening.