LR-Laura Yungmeyer, Kelley Web, Elisabeth Rohrbach, Leslie Mattson, Mary Patno, Mark Berry, Jocelyn Boss, Paige Byron, Kim Mills
Leslie A. Mattson: President.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation President since July 2004, Leslie oversees all aspects of the organization, including fundraising, financial management, and governance. She has raised nearly $23 million from private sector donors to build the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center and to fund wildlife, education, and improvement projects in Grand Teton National Park. Under her leadership, the organization has transformed from a small, locally focused nonprofit to a top-tier National Park Service fundraising partner, successfully competing on a nationwide level for philanthropic dollars. Leslie has 30 years of experience in nonprofit administration and fundraising, including past work as a fundraising and nonprofit management consultant as well as a development officer for Tufts University and Lesley College. During her 13 year tenure as executive director of Jackson Hole Land Trust, Leslie oversaw the completion of the $26.5 million Campaign for Our Valley, which included a successful $1 million Kresge challenge grant and the permanent protection of over 25,000 acres of important working landscapes and wildlife habitat. Leslie serves on the board of the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project whose mission is to transform Jackson Hole into a national model of energy efficiency and innovation. She has a B.S. from Tufts University. Leslie is originally from Massachusetts and has lived in Wyoming for over 20 years. She is an avid skier, golfer, hiker, and Red Sox fan.
Mark Berry: Vice President.
Mark joined the staff of the Foundation in July 2012 after five years as Vice President of a General Engineering Contracting Firm in California. Prior to relocating to California, Mark was Executive Director of the Center for the Arts in Jackson, WY. In this capacity, Mark managed the organization during its formative years, including its $35 million Capital Campaign, successful phased construction. Prior to this, Mark was a senior staff member at the Jackson Hole Land Trust for seven years. In all, Mark has 15 years of professional not-for-profit experience in Jackson Hole.
Jocelyn Boss: Manager, Annual Giving & Special Events.
Jocelyn joined Grand Teton National Park Foundation staff in September 2004. An Iowa native, she received her B.A. in corporate communications at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, and completed her M.S. in communications at Iowa State University in May 2004 shortly before moving to Jackson. Jocelyn loves to read and also enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, and canoeing with husband Aaron and their sons.
Kim Mills: Manager, Communications, Corporate Relations, & Estate Planning.
Kim joined the Foundation in January 2010 after working with the organization for 5 years as a contract writer. In addition to her communications and project management background, she brings 12 years of marketing and sales experience to the Foundation. Kim left the Baltimore/Washington corridor for Jackson in 1993 and has since spent her free time photographing in the park, biking, and traveling with her husband.
Mary Patno: Accounts Manager.
Mary has been with the Foundation since 2004. She’s lived in Wyoming for 33 years, moving to Jackson after completing her degree in wildlife biology from the University of Wyoming. Mary maintains her passion for skiing as a part-time ski patroller at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. She lives in Jackson with her husband and daughter, and together, they enjoy their many horses as well as the mountains for hiking, climbing, and running.
Elisabeth Rohrbach: Development and Communications Officer.
Elisabeth joined Grand Teton National Park Foundation in fall 2010. She moved from San Francisco where she spent nearly five years working in the nonprofit sector, for an internationally-focused education nonprofit and a nonprofit multi-cultural women’s publishing house. Most recently, she supported a group of 5,000 international volunteers. Elisabeth enjoys skiing, soccer, singing, reading and horseback riding.
Kelley Web: Assistant to the President & Office Manager.
Kelley joined Grand Teton National Park Foundation in the spring of 2007. Kelley has experience in customer service, retail management, and bookkeeping. She moved to the Jackson area in 1998 from Massachusetts intending to spend only a year but found Jackson a hard place to leave. Kelley lives in Jackson with her three children, Seren, Julian, and Rye.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation staff works closely with the Board of Directors and Resource Council to enhance and protect Grand Teton’s treasured resources.