Josh Tenneson

Deputy Director

Josh has lived in Colorado his entire life and joined GOCO (for the second time) in 2019. He is a two-time University of Colorado graduate with a B.A. in Political Science and a Juris Doctorate. Josh obtained a Colorado Open Lands Conservation Fellowship in 2007, and he has worked as the programs director at Palmer Land Trust (2007-2011), open space program manager at Great Outdoors Colorado (2011-2015), and grants & acquisitions manager at Arapahoe County Open Space (2015-2019).

He served on the Conservation Easement Oversight Commission for two years and currently sits on the Colorado Open Space Alliance Steering Committee as well as a couple of other nonprofit boards. Josh is excited to work on conservation and recreation issues, and he has participated in over 125 private conservation and public open space transactions.