Zak works from River Network’s Boulder headquarters to coordinate several corporate and community partnerships, including Project Rain Barrel and the World Environment Day volunteer event series. He focuses on creating experiential marking opportunities, workshops, and volunteer events which support River Network’s member organizations by providing resources, guidance, and promotion of community-based conservation and restoration projects.
Zak’s previous experience includes managing a watercraft inspection station at Lake Tahoe California, directing several producer-only farmers’ markets and food access programs along the Columbia River in rural Oregon, and quantifying recreation impacts to the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks.
Zak received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver. He enjoys skiing, backcountry camping, mountain biking, and gardening in his spare time.