About Us

Next Generation Advisory Board

Who We Are

Founded in 2020, the Next Generation Advisory Board (NGAB) is an organized group of young adults passionate about our corner of the world and the mission of Montezuma Land Conservancy (MLC).

The NGAB was created to provide a platform for action and involve our communities’ young professionals in land conservation while helping to inform the direction of MLC.

The Next Generation Advisory Board seeks to expand the reach of MLC’s efforts by working to inspire the next generation of land stewards, hosting events that highlight the importance of conservation, and engaging our broader community in MLC’s mission. Through our efforts we hope to ensure MLC’s work continues well into the future in our ever-changing community.

As the future stewards of this beautiful landscape it is important that we have a wide variety of voices to hear from as we undertake this critical task. Some of our areas of interest are local food systems, climate solutions, and outdoor inclusivity.

Board Chair

Associate Researcher
Naco Research Institute

Mlc Ngab Ilana

Ilana Newman


Freelance Copywriter
Ilana Fay Copy

Dolores County Gunnison Sage-grouse Habitat Coordinator

Elise Goggin photo NGAB member

Elise Goggin

US Army Corps of Engineers

What We Do

  • Provide young adults with an opportunity to become involved with and further the mission of MLC.
  • Raise awareness of MLC in the community, particularly with young adults.
  • Offer opportunities for young adults to be engaged through events, volunteering, and membership.
  • Provide valuable leadership training, networking, and opportunities for young community members.

Join Us!

Are you a young adult community member interested in joining MLC’s Next Generation Advisory Board?

Please complete the following interest form and we will be in contact with you soon!

Email any questions to molly@montezumaland.org.

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