The Corps Network is governed by a Board of Directors. The Corps Council serves as the voice of member Corps. Members of the Council act as key advisors to the Board of Directors and The Corps Network staff.

The Board of Directors

Lori Johnston – CHAIR
Managing Partner, Impact Capital Strategies
Milton “Mickey” Fearn – VICE CHAIR
Professor of Practice, NC State University, College of Natural Resources
Julie Williams – SECRETARY
Founder & Principal, Kirtan Solutions
Jim Houser – TREASURER
Group President, Delaware North Sportservice
Hon. Louis Caldera
Former Secretary of the Army, United States Armed Forces
Derrick Crandall
President and CEO, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable
Monique Miles
Deputy Director, Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund, Aspen Institute
Rosa Moreno
Managing Director of Growth, Service Year Alliance
Michael Muckle
Director, New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg
Jeff Parker
Executive Director, Northwest Youth Corps
Bruce Saito
Executive Director, California Conservation Corps
Paul Schmitz
CEO, Leading Inside Out
Mary Ellen Sprenkel – EX OFFICIO
President & CEO, The Corps Network


The Corps Council


CHAIR: Jeff Parker, Northwest Youth corps

VICE CHAIR: Bruce Saito, California Conservation Corps

SECRETARY: Beth Nordlund, Anchorage Park Foundation



Matthew Bauer, Kupu – Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps
Alicia Bennett, U.S. Forest Service Job Corps
Deborah Dorsett, Greater Miami Service Corps
Marilee Eckert, Conservation Corps North Bay
Tonya Gayle, Green City Force
Michael Muckle, New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg
Shawn Riggins, Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps
Parc Smith, American YouthWorks
Wendy Wigert, Montana Conservation Corps
Catie Wolfgang, PowerCorpsPHL
EX OFFICIO: Mary Ellen Sprenkel, The Corps Network



Interested in joining The Corps Network’s Board of Directors? Contact Mary Ellen Sprenkel
Interested in joining The Corps Network’s Corps Council? Contact Bobby Tillett