Erika Montes

Education and Engagement Officer

Erika joined GOCO in 2016 as the Youth Initiatives Program Officer and spent 5 years working to implement the Generation Wild and School Yard Initiatives. Currently, as the Equity, Education, and Engagement Officer Erika works to implement and evaluate education and training opportunities for GOCO’s partners, staff, and board. Erika is the central coordinator for implementing our efforts to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Erika received her bachelor’s in Political Science from Marymount Manhattan College, was a 2018 Rising Leaders fellow with Youth Outside, and serves on the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education board. She is a Coloradan and cares deeply about social justice and environmental justice issues.