Stacie Gilmore is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK)
Stacie is a fourth generation Coloradoan, born and raised in Brush, Colorado. She graduated from Brush High School and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in zoology and chemistry from Metropolitan State College of Denver in 1994. In December 2003, she graduated summa cum laude from Regis University with a Masters degree in non-profit management as a Colorado Trust Fellow. She has been involved in environmental and conservation education since 1990 and has worked for the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the Colorado Department of Natural Resources before co-founding Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) with her husband, Scott Gilmore in 1996.
Stacie has been very active in diversifying the face of natural resources, and has a strong commitment to inclusivity and equity around environmental and educational rights.
Stacie has extensive experience in designing curricula for science educational programs for Denver Public Schools and wildlife and natural resource agencies. Currently, Stacie serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Diversity and the Environment and Montbello 20/20 along with serving on various other community committees. Previously she served on the Stapleton Citizen Advisory Board and the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education Awards Committee. Stacie, Scott and their three children reside in the Montbello community of Denver and she is often in nature, engaging and educating youth around science and careers.