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Executive Director of the educational nonprofit Mesa Verde Museum Association (MVMA) since the fall of 2008. A lover of public lands and especially national parks, I moved to the Four Corners after an 8-year stint as the Membership and Development Director for the Yosemite Association--relocating from one spectacularly beautiful place to another!

MVMA operates bookstores in Mesa Verde National Park's Far View Visitor Center and Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, as well as a store in the Colorado Welcome Center in downtown Cortez, Colorado. We publish a variety of books and trail guides, and we stock a comprehensive array of educational books, maps, posters, games, and toys that help visitors of all ages better understand and connect with the park's remarkable cultural and natural resources. We operate the Mesa Verde Institute, offering free lectures and reasonably-priced hikes and workshops in partnership with the National Park Service. For those seeking an enduring connection to Mesa Verde, we offer a membership program as well.

Learn more about MVMA at or by calling 800-305-6053.


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