ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
Paige Jenkins, MSW, Navy Veteran
Paige formerly served as:
Paige has a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California, a BA in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and is a graduate of Regenerative Design Institute’s 12 month permaculture program.
She is a compassionate visionary, dedicated to trauma recovery and sustainable living through ancient practices and knowledge, as well as science and creative thinking. She is committed to addressing the intensifying and proliferating concerns of our generation and future generations, one woman veteran at a time.
Our Board Members
Carol McClelland Fields, PhD, Board Certified Coach
Carol brings several strengths to Red Feather Ranch. She has 30 years experience supporting clients who are navigating significant transitions. Her book and model, The Seasons of Change: Using Nature's Wisdom to Grow Through Life's Inevitable Ups and Downs, bring hope, direction, and inspiration to those finding their way through dark times.
Her extensive work in the area of career clarity and vision development gives her a nuanced understanding of what it takes to turn an idea with potential into a flourishing venture.
As the host of the Change Catalysts at the Growing Edge podcast, Carol tracks and highlights emerging trends as the pace, scope, intensity, and the number of changes we face grow exponentially. She supports Change Catalysts are on the front lines of our time as they help clients find meaning in the chaos and create more of what they want in their lives.
Carol is also an accomplished speaker, award-winning author, and trainer.
Shari Diwata, BS, Navy Veteran
Shari is a nine year OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) US Navy veteran who spent her time as a Nuclear Electronics Technician and served during the events of 9/11. After leaving the US Navy, she became the first female power plant control operator on the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) electrical grid. Shari graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Retailing and three minors in Textile Science, Business, and Entrepreneurship.
Shari wears many hats: first-generation immigrant, first-generation college graduate, wife, and mother. She currently works with organizations for social change and equity, food insecurity, and veteran spiritual healing . As a Master Gardener, and with her own healing journey, Shari’s wholehearted belief in the therapeutic effects of plants and the land has led her to study the ancient pre-colonial beliefs and practices of her ancestors in the Philippines and other places in Asia. She spends her free time as a writer, Filipino reconstructionist, and petter of dogs.