LaTasha is Diné from Window Rock, Arizona—capital of the Navajo Nation. She is a Recreation Program Staff Assistant at the Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest in southern New Mexico.
Since 2016 she continues to manage the Special Use Permit program, Developed/Dispersed Recreation programs, and the Trails program. She helps the district’s Fire Program and the Volunteers and Partnerships Programs. LaTasha also serves on the Forest’s Civil Rights Action Group as the Native American Special Emphasis Program Manager (SEPM).
At the district, LaTasha supervises a seasonal crew, youth partner crews and volunteers in a variety of recreation projects including facility improvements, trails maintenance and construction, and public outreach/education.
LaTasha earned her bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences and Native American Studies from Dartmouth College in 2011.
Recreation Program Staff Assistant
Sacramento Ranger District
Lincoln National Forest
USDA Forest Service
Managing by Network Class of 2020