Kylie Jones-Greenwood

Board member

Kylie Jones-Greenwood, CIG (they/them) grew up exploring the outdoors in Nixyáawii (the place of many springs), the ancestral land of the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes that is now known as Eastern Oregon. They moved to Soonkhani (many houses), the ancestral land of the Ute, Goshute, and Eastern Shoshone tribes that is now known as the Salt Lake Valley more than a decade ago. They live in Salt Lake City with their husband and pit bull pup and enjoy gardening, birding, camping, and fishing.Kylie has an educational and professional background in theater, elementary education, and wildlife biology. They have worn many hats as a member of Tracy Aviary’s Education Department, and currently fill the role of Education Manager. In this role, they especially enjoy mentoring young professionals, promoting nature play and free-choice learning, and advocating for gender equity in zoos, museums, and other environmental education spaces.In 2019, Kylie became a Certified Interpretive Guide through the National Association of Interpretation and was honored by USEE as Utah’s Informal Environmental Educator of the Year for work in improving accessibility in Tracy Aviary's educational programming.They have been a member of and volunteer for USEE since 2017 and are incredibly proud to serve on the Board. They express appreciation for all of the individuals and organizations who been instrumental in helping USEE promote excellence in environmental education and community engagement to connect all Utahns to their natural world. Kylie looks forward to meeting and collaborating with many more of you through their work on the Board.