Founder / Colorado Program Coordinator
Steve is a Colorado native who has a deep rooted passion for fly fishing and conservation. Several journeys through Central America during off seasons led him to the Bay islands of Honduras.
He found expansive flats empty of any other anglers, yet full of fish: permit, bonefish, tarpon, and more. Steve’s dreams of starting a small, sustainable fly-fishing lodge came to fruition in the Spring of 2008.
Steve earned a Masters in English at Colorado State University and created and taught writing courses at Colorado College including: River-related Literature and Writing through Fly-fishing, Back-packing the Rivers and Oceans of Honduras: River and ocean-related literature through salt-water fly-fishing,
Executive Director / Guanaja Program Coordinator
Heather graduated from Florida State with a degree in Marketing and Hospitality. Growing up in South Florida, she has been consumed in the sport of fly fishing since a young age under her Father’s guidance.
Throughout school, Heather partnered with companies such as Costa, Tropic Star Lodge, Trout Unlimited, CCA, and Captains for Clean Water; sparking a desire to find a career in fly fishing, conservation, education, and travel.
Since 2018, Heather has been the Director of Operations with Fish For Change and leading summer programs in hope to inspire a generation of change-makers globally. Watch this short film to get to know Heather!
Founder / Chief Financial Officer
Coming from a fly fishing family, Rebecca’s love for the outdoors has been part of her life since she was little. She spent her childhood exploring the backcountry of Colorado.
Rebecca is the glue that holds many diverse teams together. She is the Reservations Manager, Logistical Coordinator and Bookkeeper for multiple fly fishing companies in multiple countries.
Her customer service and attention to logistical detailing is rare in addition Rebecca has extensive experience with non profits and Fish for Change couldn’t be luckier to have her as part of the team.
Founder / Director of Marketing
Beckie is passionate about living a healthy life and sharing the fly fishing lifestyle with family, friends and her clients.
Her education focused on Adventure Tourism Business Management and Adventure Guiding. Beckie owned her own fly fishing guide outfit in Fernie, BC Canada where she guided and called home for over 17 years.
She hosts woman's retreats, youth fly fishing schools, learn to fly fish programs, and teaches various fly tying, river and lake fishing courses.
She currently lives with her family in New Castle, CO where she owns and operates "Colorado Drifters" a coffee & fly shop.
Costa Rica Program Coordinator
Tom Enderlin - Tom is the owner and head guide of Release Fly Travel in Costa Rica. He is also a filmmaker, photographer, nature nerd, writer, and protector of the resources he loves.
With a lifelong connection to Costa Rica and strong understanding of its environment, he is the perfect trip coordinator, educator, and energy to introduce our student body to one of the most profound places on earth.
Bahamas Program Coordinator
Jake’s family has been going to Abaco for three generations. Alongside his family he has founded an organization called Austin Serving Abaco created to assist Abaco locals in need, with a focus on helping children receive an education, assisting them in meeting their basic needs, and creating an atmosphere of hope and encouragement.
He has spent his whole life fishing these waters and getting dialed in on the fishery and environment of Abaco.
Jake has been participating in F4C programs as a student and now leader since he was 15 years old. “I love seeing kids experience new places and the looks on their faces each and every day when, inevitably, something amazing happens.
Campeche Program Coordinator
Alejandro’s Father, Alejandro, started Campeche Tarpon 20 years ago. Throughout Alejandro jr. 's lifetime he has watched his Fathers business grow and flourish.
At a young 20 years old himself, Alejandro Jr. has teamed up with his dad in the family business. He is a passionate fly fisherman, proud host in his Campeche home, bilingual, and a leader within our organization. Alejandro helps coordinate all logistics in his hometown and leads F4C weeks surrounded by his peers.