Shirl Cox, Program Coordinator
Start Date: 2019
Shirl is Program Coordinator for CAA Market and local food programs.
Patrick Stanko, Ag Resource Coordinator
Start Date: 2018
Patrick is a fourth-generation rancher on a local Yampa Valley ranch that has been in the family for more than 100 years. After a 20-year hiatus from the valley getting his Engineering degree and working in the cooperation world, Patrick moved back to the valley in 2013 to help with the family ranch. Staring work for the CAA in 2018 Patrick is exited to promote Agriculture in the Yampa Valley. As the Agriculture Resource Coordinator, Patrick will continue the water education, land stewardship classes, and supporting the Agriculture community in the Yampa Valley.
Michele Meyer, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2018
Michele has worked at CAA since 2010 and assumed the Executive Director role in 2018. She brings over 15 years of professional fund raising and marketing experience to the CAA. Michele previously worked for United Way, Hospice of Larimer County and has her own business as a personal trainer/yoga and spinning instructor. With a diverse background, Michele comments, "I am thrilled to be a part of the Community Agriculture Alliance. I truly believe in the organizations mission of preserving, promoting and supporting agriculture. One of the main reasons we moved here, and I think a very common one, is the western culture and heritage. The natural beauty of the area and working landscapes are critical to keeping the Yampa Valley so unique and special. I am honored to work on their behalf."
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