Executive, Development & Marketing

Markian Feduschak


Markian is focused on leadership development, effective team building, staff training, and risk management. He loves spending time outdoors with his wife and two daughters.  Meet Markian >

Kim Langmaid

Vice President and Director of Sustainability and Stewardship Programs

Kim is the visionary and founder of Walking Mountains Science Center, she recently returned to head up Sustainability & Stewardship programs.  Meet Kim >

Patty White

Vice President, Development

Patty joined Walking Mountains in January 2015 as Vice President of Development, responsible for overseeing the development team and setting the strategy for future growth. Meet Patty >

Doug Dusenberry

Director of Major and Planned Gifts

Doug joined Walking Mountains in the summer of 2006 to manage and administer all aspects of the school’s Capital Campaign.  Today he manages all major & planned gifts.  Meet Doug >

Nancy Shane

Annual Gifts Officer

Nancy's main responsibilities include securing gifts from individual donors, managing our direct mail efforts, and securing corporate underwriting and sponsorships.
Meet Nancy >

Scott Robinson

Marketing Manager

Scott is the marketing department at Walking Mountains, He's a jack of all trades and when he's not in the office you'll find him on the ski hill in the winter and golfing in the summer! Meet Scott >

Nicole Hetzer

Office and Finance Manager

Nicole graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance.  After several years of searching for a “home” and geography that satisfied her soul, she happily settled down in Colorado and has been a resident for over 10 years.  Meet Nicole >

Gina Garrett

Education Grants Officer and Special Events Coordinator

Gina joined Walking Mountains in 2007 as Youth Programs Director. She is now a part of the Development Team, writing education grants to support both Youth and Community Programs.  Meet Gina >

Youth Programs

Beth Markham

Youth Programs Director

Beth oversees all school programs and summer camps and supervises Walking Mountains' graduate fellow educators.  She can often be found on the slopes or outside with her dog Tucker.  Meet Beth >

Rose Delles

Youth Programs Coordinator

Rose assists with writing curriculum, teaching in the field, and supporting the Youth Programs team. Rose enjoys exploring her own hobbies hiking, biking, and tele-skiing.  Meet Rose >

Amanda Hewitt

STEM Coordinator

Amanda teaches and develops curriculum for the STEM Leadership Academy she provides middle school students with inquiry based lessons in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Meet Amanda >

Jaymee Squires

Graduate Programs Director

Jaymee heads up graduate studies at Walking Mountains, she is a whiz with edible plants and enjoys reading, hiking, camping, canoeing and being outside. Meet Jaymee >

Nicole Abrams

Avon In-school Teacher and Girls in Science Coordinator

Nicole is a self-proclaimed tree hugger who first joined Walking Mountains as a summer educator to hug trees with kids at camp! Meet Nicole >

Community Programs

Lara Carlson

Community Programs Director

Lara oversees Community Programs happening on-site at Walking Mountains and with our partner organizations.  She has been with Walking Mountains in various roles since our inception as Gore Range Natural Science School!  Meet Lara >

Hannah Irwin

Community Programs Coordinator

Hannah is a self-proclaimed nature nerd hailing from Michigan, where she developed her love of water and all things outdoors.  You will often see her at the Vail Nature Center... Meet Hannah >

Peter Suneson

Adult Programs Instructor

Peter re-joined Walking Mountains in the summer of 2014 as the Adult Programs Instructor after an initial stint as a Summer Naturalist Intern in 2006.  Meet Peter >

Sustainability and Stewardship Programs

Kim Langmaid

Vice President and Director of Sustainability and Stewardship Programs

Kim is the visionary and founder of Walking Mountains Science Center, she recently returned to head up Sustainability & Stewardship programs.  Meet Kim >

Melissa Kirr

Sustainability Programs Coordinator

Melissa has a passion for the environment and loves sharing it through the efforts of Walking Mountains. She has lived in Colorado’s Central Rocky Mountains for over 10 years.  Meet Melissa >

John-Ryan Lockman

Energy Programs Manager

John-Ryan is a certified BPI Building Analyst and has been working with the regional Energy Smart Colorado team since 2011. He loves music &  spending time outdoors.
Meet John-Ryan >

Brad Davis

Energy Programs Coordinator

Brad handles the administrative aspects of the Energy Smart program and acts as an energy coach for homeowners and businesses.  He is an avid outdoor enthusiast!
Meet Brad >

Pete Wadden

Field Research Educator

Pete loves to spend time exploring the wilds of Colorado. In his free time he can be found trying to keep up with his dog Wiley using any means available (skis, bike, kayak, raft, etc).  Meet Pete >

Programs Staff

Michelle Robbins


Michelle is a native of Pataskala, Ohio and attended Ohio State where she studied Evolution Ecology and Organismal Biology (Go Buckeyes!). Meet Michelle>

Molly Schreiner


Molly grew up in Salem, Oregon and attended the University of Puget Sound where she studied Biology and Spanish. Meet Molly>

Bo (Robert) Welden


Bo is proud to be a true Coloradan, hailing from Aspen. Bo attended Colorado State University where he studied Environmental Communication. Meet Bo>

Ali Stefancich


Ali hails from the Catskill Mountains of New York. She came out west to attend Evergreen State College and hasn’t been able to leave since! Meet Ali>

Kyle Groen


Kyle began working as a Naturalist in summer of 2014 after discovering the joys of environmental education in Michigan. Meet Kyle>

Taylor Haas


Taylor is a Naturalist from Tyler, TX whose love for all things outdoors brought him to the great state of Colorado after graduating college.  Meet Taylor>

Morgan Ballinger


Morgan strives to connect others with our wildly enigmatic natural world, whilst also emerging herself at every opportunity. Meet Morgan>