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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Meet our 2014 Staff

We are only one week away from the first day of our 2014 season! We have been getting the ranch cleaned, the horses brushed, and our staff trained and ready for a summer filled with great guests, hard-work, and adventure. We are proud to introduce the staff that will be serving you this summer! And, this is just the first installment of intros...check back soon to meet the rest of the gang!

Name: Kirsten Robinson
Position: Wrangler
Hometown: Wooster, OH
Years at DWR: 1st
One hobby/passion of mine is: exercise/fitness; I love to run, play sports, and workout!
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: I graduated from Ohio University at the beginning of May with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology.
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: I love horses, being outdoors, and meeting new people!!!! I can't wait to do all three, while making lifelong memories and friends!

Name: Kay Borda
Position: Buckaroo Counselor/waitstaff?
Hometown: Tabernash CO
Years at DWR: 2nd year
One hobby/passion of mine is: Horseback Riding
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: riding English this past winter and leaning to jump
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: looking forward to seeing the guests and meeting new people

Name: Helen Murphey
Position: Prep Cook
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Years at DWR: 2nd
One hobby/passion of mine is: Traveling! I've been lucky enough to spend the past four years studying in Scotland and I've tried my best to take advantage of every opportunity to see and experience new places!
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: I spent a summer a few years ago on a farm in Maritime Canada!
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: I had an amazing summer last year – I absolutely loved Colorado, and it was wonderful getting to know guests and the other staff! I'm excited to see old friends again and make new ones!


Name: Tanner Isaacs
Position: Wrangler
Hometown: Deer River, MN
Years at DWR: 3rd year
One hobby/passion of mine is: Team roping and hunting.
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: Last summer I went with some of the staff and went skydiving.
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: I cannot wait to be back at the ranch again this summer to see all of the amazing returning guest and meet all of the first timers. 

Name: Ryan Fries
Position: Rangerider Counselor
Hometown: Boulder, CO
Years at DWR: 2nd
One hobby/passion of mine is: Rock Climbing
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: I have spent the last four and a half months traveling through Central and South America
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: I am exited to meet so many great people!


Name: Melanie Martin
Position: Wrangler
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Years at DWR: First year
One hobby/passion of mine is: Horseback riding, hiking, camping, soccer, drawing, and anything outdoors.
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: I have traveled to 44 out of the 50 States. I haven't visited Alaska, Hawaii, Louisiana, Washington, Rhode Island, and Vermont. I plan to check all those off my list before I am 30!
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: I absolutely love working with horses and have always wanted to live out West! 

Name: Nell Pollak
Position: Wrangler 
Hometown: Pleasantville, NY 
Years at DWR: 5th
One hobby/passion of mine is: Traveling 
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: After last ranch season, I spent 4 months traveling and volunteering throughout Kenya. 
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: Summers at Drowsy Water are always the best! 

Name: Karen Mehri
Position: Buckaroo Counselor
Hometown: Pontiac, Illinois
Years at DWR: 2nd year
One hobby/passion of mine is: Listening to movie scores
One thing exciting I have done or that has happened to me is: I swam with whale sharks in the Philippines!
I am excited to work at Drowsy Water Ranch for the summer because: The people are seriously amazing. I'm really looking forward to seeing returning guests, as well as the first-timers who have yet to experience DWR. We also have a lot of returning staff, and I'm so happy to work with everyone again! I can honestly say I've never been so stoked for a job to start!

1 Comments :

Blogger Patti Luke said...

Awe......where's Emerson Luke? Mom and Grandma were looking forward to seeing him.

May 26, 2014 at 11:33 AM  

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