Central Divide

Our Team

Amy Freund

Program Manager

Amy began working in the corps world in 2010 as a Saw Crew Member with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps. After graduating college she returned for a second season as an Assistant Crew Leader in 2012. The next spring she attended the Trail Training Academy with Maine Conservation Corps and lead two crews in the summer and fall of 2013. In the Spring of 2014 she worked with the Alaska Service Corps as the Field Support Specialist in the Southeast region. Amy truly enjoys getting people involved in the corps world. She enjoys spending her free time hiking and camping with her dog Echo.

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Taylor Curry

Field Coordinator

Taylor graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Wildlife Management and Ecology in 2013. Looking for a job where he could spend most of his time outdoors, he ended up finding Montana Conservation Corps. In 2014 he moved out to Billings, Montana to serve his first term as a Field Crew Member. He then went to serve with the Minnesota and Iowa Conservation Corps as a crew leader in Bemidji, Minnesota. After spending a year in Minnesota he decided to come back and serve with MCC again, this time serving as a Roving Crew Leader and a Veteran Roving Crew Leader in the Central Divide Region. He is excited to join the Central Divide team again, to support members and leaders in their new experiences. In his off time he will be exploring all Montana has to offer, especially the great fishing.

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Adam Hein

Regional Director

Adam grew up in the Great Northwest enjoying all the usual activities like hiking, fishing, and working outdoors.  He was introduced to Americorps and National Service while in college at Montana Tech, and since that time his career has included home construction, disaster response and recovery, natural resource conservation, and crew management.  Most recently, Adam was a Crew Supervisor with the Washington Conservation Corps before taking the position as Regional Director for the Montana Conservation Corps in Helena.

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Madie Padon

Youth Program Coordinator

Even though she was born and raised in Washington, Madie always felt like Montana was home. Running around the Beartooth mountains with her brothers and sisters from an early age made Madie develop a passion for discovering more of the great outdoors. Following the drive to uncover more about this beautiful planet, she received a degree in Environmental Science from University of Portland and taught in science museums and classrooms throughout the greater Portland, OR area. She continued her passion of service and adventure by spending a year and a half teaching Biology in Uganda. She came back and taught more in the classroom, but yearned to be outside. She fell upon MCC and hasn’t looked back. She spent the last two years in the Greater Yellowstone region as a Youth Crew Leader and a Roving Crew Leader digging some sick tread, working with some of the coolest people around and teaching youth to be stewards of this beautiful place we all call home!  

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