John Smillie

Community organizer and researcher with the Northern Plains Resource Council and WORC since 1979. John became the Executive Director of WORC in 2015. He has been the principal researcher and writer for a number of WORC publications.

Patrick Sweeney

Patrick has been organizing on natural resource and agricultural issues since 1972. He is a Senior Advisor to WORC and is a former Director of both WORC and the Northern Plains Resource Council.

Teresa Erickson

With more than 20 years of experience as a community organizer and grassroots fundraiser, she has been the Staff Director of the Northern Plains Resource Council since 1986. She is a former Staff Director of the Western Colorado Congress.

Kevin Williams

Community organizing has been Kevin’s vocation and avocation since 1984. He serves as WORC’s Director of Organizing and Campaigns. Kevin is a former Staff Director of the Western Colorado Congress. He lives in Montrose, Colorado.