Board Members

Board Members

Curtis Moore – Chair

Curtis is an attorney who has worked in the mining industry since 2007. He graduated from Claremont-McKenna College in 1992 with a Economics-Government dual major, and he received his Juris Doctorate (JD) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999. Curtis currently lives near Denver, Colorado with his two dogs, Cisco and Ace, and he spent much of his childhood, teen and college years working on his family's avocado and orange orchards in southern California. Away from work, Curtis enjoys numerous outdoor activities, including cycling, hiking, fishing, skiing, and river running.

Nan Marquardt – Vice Chair

Nan is a retired psychologist who worked in schools and private practice in Iowa. She attended Grinnell College, earned a master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and Washington University, St. Louis, and a Ph.D from the University of Iowa. As part of continuing education, Nan took courses in nature therapy and received certification from the Center for Mind and Body Medicine. She has served on numerous boards, all of which focus on children and adolescents. Since first coming to Utah in 1981, nan has been passionate red rock explorer. Currently she enjoys hiking, biking, gardening, traveling the southwest, and spending time with her adult children.

David Tatton – Treasurer

David owns a small IT consulting company serving small businesses in Southern Utah. He grew up in Moab and is blessed to have raised three sons here and share all the joys the area has to offer. He and his wife spend their free time, hiking, exploring, and spending time with family.

Alice Drogin – Secretary

Alice worked for many seasons at Arches National Park as a ranger/naturalist. She met Bates Wilson in the early 1980s during their mutual endeavor to prevent a nuclear waste dump at the entrance to Canyonlands National Park. A Utah State University alumni with a BS in Biology, she lives and works in Moab, UT. Alice savors painting, kayaking, and gardening.

Barbara Browning

Barbara has over fifty years experience as an architectural, landscape, and interior designer on commercial, institutional, and residential projects. Earlier years included passions for helicopter skiing in Canada, mountain biking, backpacking, and river rafting. She is a board member of the Moab Music Festival, and Seekhaven Family Crisis and Resource Center. The profound and varied appeal of the landscape brought Barbara and her husband, Bruce, to Moab decades ago, and it continues to enchant them.

Lynn Wilson Fredregill

Lynn is the daughter of Bates Wilson and grew up on the Professor Valley Ranch outside of Moab, Utah. She and her sister, Anne, cut their teeth on farming at the Ranch and camping in Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, where campfire stories recounted the adventures of exploring “the land in between.” Following her graduation from Colorado State University with a degree in Political Science, she began a career working in the Information Technology (IT) industry.  When she has free time, Lynn enjoys going for walks with her dog, Kate, or returning to the red rocks of her childhood with her family for respite and relaxation.

John Knight

John is a seasoned renewable energy executive and has developed utility scale projects throughout North America. John is a serial social entrepreneur who focuses his efforts on reducing the global carbon footprint through cost savings mechanisms for his clients. He has an undergraduate degree in Finance, with a focus on Environmental Science from the University of Wyoming, and completed his graduate studies in real estate development from Portland State University. Most importantly, he focuses his time on ensuring that his family of 7 enjoys time outdoors making our community a better place.

Stewart Lawson

Stewart is a native of Utah who spent his days as a child between Portland, Oregon and Moab, Utah. He spent nearly a decade working in the ski industry in northern Utah where he met his wife Allaina. They now reside in Torrey Utah where they run a small motel just ten miles from Capitol Reef National Park. They are avid outdoor enthusiasts and strive to be environmental stewards of the southwest.

Anne Wilson

Anne grew up on a 300-acre ranch east of Moab, UT with her parents, Bates and Robin Wilson. Anne and her husband, Peter Lawson, still live and farm at Professor Valley Ranch with their two lively sons: Bates and Theo. Anne's interests include reading, writing, the environment, and education.

Michael Soleta

Mick is the director of marketing at the Moab Music Festival. He moved to Moab from New York City, where he worked in marketing and communications for more than 15 years, including for the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell. Before relocating, he visited more than 50 national parks in 23 states. When he came to Moab, he saw a lifetime’s worth of adventure, and got a job with NAVTEC giving backcountry 4x4 tours in Arches and Canyonlands. He grew up in Minnesota.

Casey Montandon

Casey has lived in Moab for over 20 years. He worked at an outdoor education nonprofit spending most of his time in Canyonlands and the surrounding desert backpacking, canyoneering, rafting, and mountain biking. Currently, he does property management and co-owns The Gym on 5th with his wife Emily.

KC DenDooven – Emeritus

KC is the publisher for the “Story Behind the Scenery” books that are sold in the National Parks throughout the United States. KC was a friend of Bates Wilson and did several interviews with Bates when he was the Superintendent of Arches and Canyonlands Parks. KC resides in Wickenburg, AZ.

Martha Stockham – Emeritus

Martha lives in Salt Lake City and owns the Cat Ranch located the Henry Mountains, which she makes available for educational pursuits Westminster College. Martha believes in caring properly for the land and has been visiting the National Parks in southeastern Utah since moving to Utah in the mid-1960s. She has extensive experience on boards and with nonprofit organizations including the Huntsmen Cancer Center and the Copper Club of the Museum of Natural History. Martha is a registered nurse and mother of four children.