Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS

Sandra Mansfield:  Educational Programs Project Coordinator

Sandy Mansfield is a summer resident of Nordman (April through October) and winter resident of Spokane, Washington.  At 72, she feels called to serve the Selkirk Conservation Alliance as an educator who believes when people know and love an environment they protect and preserve it. Sandy graduated from Washington State University, taught in the public and private school systems for 40 years, the Pacific Science Center for 12 years, Mobius Science Center for 12 years, and continues to volunteer for science clubs in Spokane’s District 81.  Her Pacific Science Center summer hands on teacher training classes included animal tracking, birds, trees, geology, ecology, and constellations. Other teacher training included classes in Post Falls for the Idaho Forest Service, and teacher training classes in mining in Sandpoint.

Rosemary Yocum:  Highway Cleanup Programs Project Coordinator

Rosemary has been a member of the SCA for 29 years and has helped with various SCA litter pickups along Hwy 57 for the last 18 years. She has lived in the Priest Lake, Idaho area for 29 years.  Rosemary worked as a laboratory medical technologist for 14 years before getting her Masters of Acupuncture degree, after which she opened and ran an acupuncture clinic in Priest River and Priest Lake. She retired from acupuncture, and now operates a bookkeeping and QuickBooks consulting business out of her home in Squaw Valley. She is a published freelance writer, and currently writes a monthly column called “Up Priest Lake Way” for the Gem State Miner Newspaper.