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About the Colorado Youth Corps Associations

The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) creates opportunities for young people to participate in high-quality youth corps statewide. There are currently 10 accredited youth corps in the state that serve 1,800 young people annually.

  • Raises resources for youth corps
  • Assures quality through annual youth corps accreditation
  • Promotes youth corps through legislative advocacy and strategic communication
  • Oversees AmeriCorps and other National Service programs for youth corps
  • Offers technological and data management solutions for youth corps
  • Fosters high quality educational opportunities for youth corps staff and their participants
  • Provides professional networking opportunities for youth staff

CYCA’s mission is to advance the Colorado youth conservation corps movement.

The Colorado Youth Corps Association is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt nonprofit.

Contact Us

Colorado Youth Corps Association
1640 Grant Street, Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80203
Main: 303 / 863-0600
www.cyca.org

 
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JENNIFER FREEMAN, Executive Director
Direct: 303 / 863-0602
Email: jfreeman@cyca.org

SCOTT SEGERSTROM, Associate Director
Direct: 303 / 863-0604
Email: ssegerstrom@cyca.org

TRACY OLSON, Contract Manager
Direct: 303-863-0696
Email: tolson@cyca.org

NANCY B. WEIL, Office Manager
Direct: 303-863-0603
Email: nweil@cyca.org

BLAINE McFEELEY, Development Associate
Direct: 720-638-1224
Email: bmcfeeley@cyca.org

ARIEL KAY, VISTA Leader
Direct: 303 / 863-8095
Email: akay@cyca.org

 

Board of Directors

  • Peter Smith (Chairman)
    Vice President
    Steele Street Bank & Trust
    board@cyca.org
  • Jim Corlett (Treasurer/Secretary)
    Director Emeritus
    Colorado Wildlife Federation
  • Ken Brink, ex officio
    Assistant Director for Parks and Outdoor Recreation
    Colorado Parks & Wildlife
  • Jason Corzine
    Southwest and Colorado Plateau Director
    Trust for Public Land
  • Joe Duda, ex officio
    Deputy State Forester
    Colorado State Forest Service
  • Katy Fitzgerald, ex officio
    Wildlife Biologist
    United States Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Matthew Hamilton
    Manager, Community & Environmental Responsibility
    Aspen Skiing Company
  • John Hausdoerffer
    Director of Environmental Studies & Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy
    Western Colorado State University

 

  • Jessica Kelleher
    Manager, Strategic Development & Implementation
    DCP Midstream
  • Andy Merritt
    Chief Defense Industry Officer
    Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance
  • Kathay Rennels
    Director, Office of Community and Economic Development
    Colorado State University
  • Peter Robinson
    Legal Counsel
    Suncor Energy
  • Sharon Sturges
    Attorney
    Daniels and Sturges, LLC
  • John Swartout (Incoming Chairman)
    Rural Policy and Outreach Director
    Office of Governor Hickenlooper
  • Mark Wertheimer
    Associate Director
    Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
  • Nancy Wilson
    Site Director
    Mile High Youth Corps-Colorado Springs