Katie, originally from Utah, came to work for the VYCC in the summer of 2005 spending two years as the Ranger at Elmore State Park.
education and experiences to the VYCC
to help her
excel as a State Park Ranger.
She graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelors degree in Parks and Recreation and then worked as a Ranger Assistant and Off-Highway Vehicle Specialist at Hyrum State Park before coming to the VYCC.
also brought a depth of knowledge and experience in accounting and money handling that helped her
manage the park efficiently.
two seasons as the VYCC
Ranger at Elmore State Park
supervised AmeriCorps Members, Corps Member, and Corps Members in Training, deftly adapting her
leadership style to work with the particular needs of each group, all while managing the park to a level of excellence.
After completing her second season with VYCC in 2006, Katie returned home to Utah where she is working at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area.