Nancy is an executive manager with over twenty-five years of environmental management and research experience, using the tools of science and policy to catalyze change towards a more sustainable future. Read more.
Kegn MoorcroftStewardship & Development Manager
Kegn Moorcroft is a Sedona, AZ native and comes to the Friends of the River after 8-years with the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau as their Director of Communications. Read more.
Max grew up loving the Verde River. He and his wife have three young sons, Jack, Henry, and Peter, who spend every waking moment outside exploring with their Mom and Dad. Max is an avid fly fisher and hiker. Read more.
Tracy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from her years with Wyoming Game and Fish and Arizona Game and Fish. She holds an M.S. in Natural Resources, with a Fisheries emphasis and a B.S. with a double major in Biology. Read more.
Melanie MilesEvents & Outreach Coordinator
Melanie was born and raised along the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania, where she developed a strong love for the environment and wildlife preservation. Read more.
Elaine is the Habitat Restoration Program Coordinator. She coordinates VWRC restoration projects; working with public and private landowners, crews, and volunteers. Read more.
Mark TroksaBusiness Office Manager
Mark Troksa is new to Cottonwood, AZ having recently moved with his wife, Sky, from Western, WI. Mark brings 30 years experience working for a variety of organizations in the areas of Finance, Accounting, Business and Office Management. Read more.
Jacob PhelpsHabitat Restoration Field Supervisor
Jacob supervises field work done by volunteers and crews along the Verde River and its tributaries. Prior to working for Friends of the Verde River, Jacob worked for Arizona Conservation Corps on a saw crew that treated invasive species along the Verde River. Read more.