Todd Elsworth, Executive Director
Todd brings decades of extensive event production and marketing experience. He has served on start-up boards, managed his own consulting business and worked for local and global non-profits. He brings an entrepreneurial approach and is known for developing innovative ideas and bringing the right people together to make it happen. You might bump into him and his daughter Violet while they’re biking, hiking, paddling or skiing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Elizabeth Nelson, Parkscriptions Program Director
Elizabeth has a passion for community health and spending time outdoors. She has a broad range of experience in running her own business, nonprofit and government organizations. Her program management, graphic design and marketing skills combined with her background in community health bring a unique perspective to her work. She enjoys hiking, running, playing soccer, and exploring new trails with her two daughters.
Zuzana Pankovcin, Office Manager
Zuzana started working with us as an intern while studying Business Administration at WWU. Through her dedication, grit and passion for the outdoors, she helped us put together events such as the 2019 Expo and the Great Outdoor Awards while working on data management behind the scenes. In December 2019, she officially graduated from WWU with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a minor in Communication studies making her a full time member of the team. When Zuzana is not working, you will likely see her skiing Mt. Baker, mountain biking on Galbraith and hiking in the Chuckanuts. She also loves to sail, climb and travel especially to Europe to visit her family in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Kelli Taylor, Seattle Chapter Lead
Kelli is a true West Coaster, having lived in CA, OR, and now in her home of WA State. Constantly growing her life and career based on the values dearest to her (exploration and community), you will likely find her guiding youth outdoor adventures, out on long trail runs, or reading in a park. Her uniquely playful and strategic mindset, combined with an entrepreneurial drive developed from her startup experience, has given her the great opportunity of working with companies like Geocaching, CLIF Bar, and Adidas.