R Park Staff: Jr, Community Conservation Manager/R Park Director, and Ellie, R Park Community Outreach Coordinator,

As a program of the Jackson Hole Land Trust, R Park staff are JHLT staff members.

Jr joined the Land Trust in October of 2017 as the Community Conservation Manager/R Park Director. Born and raised in the Bayou City, Jr’s appreciation of open space grew from exploring his local waterways and bikeways. He graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science focusing on International Relations. Jr brings environmental non-profit and community engagement experience from his positions as Manager of Programs and Development for the Greens Bayou Coalition and Trip Leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions. Jr enjoys trail running, travel photography, kayaking, and eating banh mi.

Ellie joined the Land Trust in 2017 continuing her role as R Park’s Community Outreach Coordinator. Originally from bustling metropolis of Charlotte, North Carolina, she moved to the smaller town of Burlington, North Carolina to pursue her undergraduate degree, where she graduated from Elon University in 2012. Shortly afterward, Ellie relocated to Jackson, Wyoming to pursue her love of the outdoors. Ellie brings non-profit experience from her position as Communications and Events Analyst at Rendezvous Park. Ellie has now been in the Jackson region for over 5 years and enjoys skiing, backpacking, mountain biking and cultivating her expansive collection of vinyl records.




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