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Physical / Mailing Address:
Youth Conservation Corps
811 St. Michaels Drive Suite 206 (Corner of San Mateo and Calle Lorca)
Santa Fe, NM 87505  Fax: (505) 988-7313


Executive Director: Sarah Wood  (505) 470-3710;

Sarah WoodSarah grew up in New Mexico and is a proud Lobo-Aggie, having attended both UNM and NMSU where she studied biology and plant ecology. As a field biologist with the US Forest Service and New Mexico Natural Heritage Program, she lived and worked throughout New Mexico.  She worked in four New Mexico State Parks over 17 years in a variety of positions. She volunteers with restoration and trail projects, and will present nature programs to anyone who asks. She enjoys hiking, flash-flood watching and fixing things. She is thrilled to be with the YCC and support New Mexico’s youth.



Coordinator: Kristine Sanchez  (505) 988-9599;

Kristine Sanchez

Kristine is originally from Chama, NM and was raised by her grandparents Eddie and Luz Vigil, the first mayor of Chama. She moved to Santa Fe with her mother Lucy Vigil, graduated from high school, and was blessed with a daughter, son-in-law, three grandchildren and her husband Tim. She has been working for the State of New Mexico for 28 years, and with the YCC for over 10 years. She enjoys her job, interacting with the youth, and seeing the wonderful impact the program makes on the youth and how beneficial it is to the community. She has an Associates Degree in Computer Science, a Business Degree in Business and a Master’s in Business Management.




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