Brooke Bockelman– Program Director
Brooke joined the Buddy Program in 2013 as the Experiential Programs Manager. Her professional background is in building community and school partnerships that promote youth and family success, and over the decade prior to her current position Brooke worked for various non-profits in Portland, OR and Carbondale, CO. Brooke loves the variety of programming she’s had opportunity to work with over the years – from social services to gardening; culinary arts to environmental restoration; and financial literacy to after-school programs. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Lewis & Clark College. Brooke graduated from high school in the Roaring Fork Valley and after spending 12 years in Portland returned to reside here in 2011. She enjoys time in the mountains, especially skiing, hiking, and rock climbing with friends and family, and maintains her creative outlet through making jewelry.