Iowa Assistant Program Manager
Derick coordinates service projects and training for AmeriCorps field crews serving with the Iowa program. Starting with Conservation Corps in 2010, he served as both an AmeriCorps and staff member in Saint Paul before moving to Iowa in 2015. He has helped manage and complete a variety natural resource projects to protect and restore habitat, water quality and recreation opportunities. In addition, he has led several teams of AmeriCorps members on disaster response missions throughout the country. Derick holds a bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental studies from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.