Kaylee Reynolds

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Lead Education Facilitator

Kaylee Reynolds is a Lead Education Facilitator for CSU Spur. In this role, she will conduct educational programs and interpret exhibits for multigenerational audiences, provide guidance to other educators, assist in the development of educational materials, and contribute to the program’s growth and goals.

Kaylee attended Iowa State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Ecology with a focus on Interpretation of Natural Resources. Throughout college, she worked for two County Conservation Agencies in Iowa where she created and delivered summer camps and K-12 school programs. Since graduation, Kaylee spent one year providing care to adults with disabilities and was certified to provide behavioral therapy to children with autism. She also spent two years as a naturalist for residential outdoor schools in California where she delivered immersive natural science programs to students between 4th to 7th grade and mentored high school students as cabin leaders each week. Additionally, Kaylee spent one season as the Heather Campbell Chaney Environmental Education Fellow at the Catamount Institute.

Kaylee is passionate about making science education accessible for all and empowering individuals to feel like they can make a difference. She is looking forward to interacting with a diverse range of people in the Denver community and is ready to make a difference at the CSU Spur campus. While in Denver, Kaylee will spend her free time rock climbing, hiking, attending live music, and furthering her personal and professional growth.

BIDTAH BECKER

Associate Attorney, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority

Ms. Becker has dedicated her career to the Navajo Nation and its natural resources.  She is currently serving as an Associate Attorney for the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority.  Prior to this position, she had the honor of serving as the Director of the Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources from May 2013 to January 2019, as an appointee of President Begaye and Vice-President Nez, after serving eleven (11) years as an attorney for the Navajo Nation focusing on water rights and natural resources issues.  Continuing her deep interest and passion for water, she serves on the Leadership Team for the Water and Tribes Initiative in the Colorado River Basin, as a Commissioner on the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, as an appointee of Governor Lujan Grisham, and on the Navajo Nation Water Rights Commission, as an appointee of Speaker Damon.  Ms. Becker is equally passionate about supporting artists and serves as a Trustee for the Institute of American Indian Arts and Culture (IAIA), as an appointee of President Obama.  Ms. Becker is a member of the Nation and lives on the Navajo Nation in Fort Defiance with her husband and two school age children.

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