Wild Connections

We protect and restore wild nature on public lands in the Arkansas and South Platte river watersheds, from I-70 south to the Spanish Peaks. By connecting protected wildlands for migratory animals across the Central Rockies, our work benefits wildlife as well as human communities.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
200
Retention Rate:
100%

John Sztukowski, Wildlands Conservation Coordinator
Start Date: 2013

John oversees programs that focus on conservation of wild roadless areas on the Pike-San Isabel National Forest and BLM lands administered by the Royal Gorge Field Office. Most of his time is spent on BLM Lands with Wilderness Characteristics (LWC) inventory and participation in the BLM Eastern Colorado Resource Management Plan (RMP) process. John has an eclectic background ranging from climate change to sustainable agriculture to habitat restoration, and wilderness conservation. On a sunny day, you might catch him playing a round of disk golf.

Jean C Smith, Founder
Start Date: 1992

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Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
4
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
n/a
Total # of Board Members:
9
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
4
Male:
4

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
8
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

11

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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Finance
Fundraising
Program / Program Planning
Research / Evaluation
Staff Development
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