Staff

Allison Swan

Allison Swan, Research Associate

Allison grew up in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, and has had a lifelong admiration and appreciation of the natural world. Allison moved to the Pacific Northwest to attend The Evergreen State College where she received a B.S. in Ecology. She has explored many facets of natural…

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Amanda Penn

Amanda Penn, Education Assistant

Amanda grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and developed a love of wild creatures from an early age. She later graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Zoology. After college she worked at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Seattle, Washington where she gained valuable experience working with raptors,…

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Amy Brennan McCarthy

Amy Brennan McCarthy, Executive Director

Following a childhood in upstate NY and upon graduating from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a dual major in economics and environmental studies, Amy quickly made her way to Wyoming to work at the CM Ranch in Dubois. Amy participated in the inaugural year of Teton Science Schools' Professional…

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Becky Collier

Becky Collier, Education Director

Becky brings extensive experience with all aspects of program delivery, outreach program development, raptor acquisition, handling, husbandry and providing emergency and basic medical needs for birds of prey. She has worked with raptors since the late 90's and was responsible for building the “Raptor…

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Bryan Bedrosian

Bryan Bedrosian, Research Director

Bryan has been studying raptors in Jackson Hole and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem since 2001. He completed his Master’s degree from Arkansas State University studying Common Raven ecology in Jackson Hole and Red-tailed Hawks wintering in Arkansas. Bryan has continued and expanded his research…

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Jessica Schonegg

Jessica Schonegg, Rehabilitation Assistant and Poo-Poo Project Coordinator

Jessica, growing up in Indiana with pets ranging from a hedgehog to miniature donkeys, followed her passion of working with animals by interning at different rehabilitation centers around the world, until she landed in Wilson, Wyoming at the Teton Raptor Center. Her previous internships allowed her…

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Jessie Walters

Jessie Walters, Administrative and Volunteer Coordinator

While growing up in the northeast corner of Oklahoma, Jessie would explore the outdoors at any given chance. Her love of birds began at the tender age of 3, when she was introduced to penguins. She moved out west in 2006 to pursue a degree in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana. Jessie’s…

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Jonathan Constabel

Jonathan Constabel, Seasonal Field Technician

Jonathan fostered his love and curiosity towards the natural world in the Appalachian oak forests of southeastern Pennsylvania. He graduated with a B.S. in Conservation Biology and Biodiversity from the Rubenstein School at the University of Vermont. Jonathan taught natural history and ecology…

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Katherine Gura

Katherine Gura, Graduate Student

Katherine works at the Teton Raptor Center as a field biologist with over six years of experience conducting wildlife research in the Valley. Hailing from North Carolina, Katherine moved to Jackson in 2009 to work monitoring raptors and other avian species for Grand Teton National Park. After graduating…

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Lauren McClees

Lauren McClees, Education Assistant

Lauren grew up in Atlanta,GA where she pursued her love of animals by spending as much time as possible working with vets or volunteering with the Georgia Aquarium. When she went off to law school in Saint Paul, MN she studied environmental and animal law, eager to apply her education toward protecting…

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Luisa Frankenburg

Luisa Frankenburg, Rehabilitation Assistant

Born and raised in Utah, Luisa grew up with the vast expanse of public lands as her backyard. From the redrocks of southern Utah to the mountains of Park City, she not only developed a strong passion for protected lands, but the wildlife that call them home. Between owning pets and working at the…

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Meghan Warren

Meghan Warren, Rehabilitation Director

Meghan grew up in Sedona, Arizona, but spent every summer and winter in Wyoming in the Wind River Mountains. Her parents and grandfather ran a summer camp called Skinner Brothers Wilderness School where she spent the summer camping, riding horses, fishing, and hiking. Growing up in two incredibly…

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Nathan Hough

Nathan Hough, Graduate Student

Nathan grew up in Casper, Wyoming spending as much time as possible being active in the outdoors. He attended the University of Wyoming completing a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and Management in 2014 while racing on the University Nordic ski team. As soon as he took his first ornithology class, he knew…

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Nick Delmolino

Nick Delmolino, Advancement Director

Originally from Western Massachusetts, Nick graduated from Western New England University with a B.A. in Sociology. Nick visited the Jackson Hole area many times throughout his youth and always had a strong desire to move to the area due to his passion for wildlife and wild places. After college,…

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Sarah Pruden

Sarah Pruden, Education Coordinator

Sarah comes to the Teton Raptor Center team with a love and passion for the outdoors and all wildlife that inhabit it. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Environmental Science and Policy at Southern Oregon University, and while attending school there, also spent time interning as a wildlife…

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Sarah Ramirez

Sarah Ramirez, Graduate Student

Sarah Ramirez grew up in the Bay Area in Northern California. She attended the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, where she quickly discovered her love for the outdoors and passion for birds. Sarah graduated in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology, and has since moved across the country participating…

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