Josh Mattson -

Josh Mattson leads by example - always doing his best and encouraging others to do the same. While easygoing by nature he is direct and decisive when he needs to be. With experience and knowledge in the coordination of decision making, marketing, and fundraising, Josh brings a well-rounded understanding of how to effectively and successfully attain positive results. Josh’s work includes instruction of AIARE avalanche safety courses, he is a competitive professional big mountain skier, manager for the Giro CO athlete team, judge for the Freeride Junior World Championships in Kappl, Austria, and he serves on the International Freeskiers & Snowboarders Association (IFSA) board of directors as the Director of Development & Training. For the past thirteen years, Josh has also worked a 9 to 5 as the Hydroelectric Foreman at the 111-year-old Shoshone Hydroelectric facility, which has helped keep the lights on and the water flowing west.Josh is passionate about being in the outdoors and enjoys everything the outdoors has to offer, especially mountains covered in snow. He has climbed and skied theBell Chord couloir, mountain biked the 140-mile Kokopelli trail in two days, and plans on experiencing many more new adventures. Josh is looking forward to the new venture with TRCS and is honored to join and serve on the TRCS board.

Vice President

Ashley Thomas

Ashley Thomas is a Colorado Native and moved to the valley with her family in 2009. She is Certified in Healthcare Compliance and has been in the healthcare industry for over 10 years. Prior to healthcare, Ashley was in the hospitality industry as a Director of Sales and Marketing. With a passion for supporting the community, Ashley is excited to be apart of the TRCS Board.

She has two children that have been fortunate to be a part of the TRCS family going on four years. When she is not filling the role of taxi driver for her children, she enjoys volunteering, skiing, boating, and cooking.


Jocelyn Kochevar

Jocelyn Kochevar, a Colorado native, has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for nearly 30 years. She spent 17 years working in public education; 10 years as a high school teacher and 7 as a high school counselor. During this time Jocelyn was an active member of the school’s senior management team and the extended leadership team, and played an instrumental role in managing school processes, decision making and planning.  Jocelyn has a Bachelor's degree from Colorado State University and a Master’s degree from Colorado Mesa University.   Currently Jocelyn is a realtor with Keller Williams in Glenwood Springs, and resides in New Castle with her husband and two children who have been a part of the TRCS community since 2016.


Corina Jones, a Mexico native, has resided in Glenwood Springs since 1996. She currently has 2 children enrolled in TRCS, both since they were in kindergarten. They will be in 5th and 6th for the 2022-23 school year.  Corina is a working mom who works as a Lead Trainer for Alpine Bank and has been in the banking industry for 9 years. She is a Glenwood Springs High School Graduate and has enjoyed the mountain life since she set foot here in 1996. Corina joined the Military right out of high school and was part of the US Army Reserves from 2009-2013 and then transferred over to the Colorado National Guard in 2014-2017, where she ended her 8-year contract with the Army.  She also recently joined the Arts and Culture Board for the City of Glenwood Springs and has sat as a board member for a year now. Corina recently took up coaching soccer and was recently the head coach for her youngest’s 10U team with the Glenwood Soccer Club. She enjoys staying involved in her community and tries to help anywhere she can. She is very excited to join the TRCS Board and looks forward to meeting all the wonderful parents that make this school such an admirable

Board Member

Johnny Mendoza

Johnny Mendoza is a devoted father and community leader who was born and raised in Colorado's scenic Roaring Fork Valley. He currently resides in Silt, CO with his wife and three children, one of whom is enrolled at TRCS and another who will be joining soon. In addition to his full-time job as a father of three, Johnny is a respected regional leader at ANB Bank, where he is known for his exceptional work ethic and commitment to excellence. He currently serves on the board for Community Health Initiatives, a Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting healthy behaviors through prevention efforts across Western Colorado. He also volunteers his time regularly for Junior Achievement, to help educate school-age children on the importance of financial literacy. Johnny's passion for education and community service has driven him to become an active participant in his community, where he works tirelessly to make a positive impact.

Board Member

Lexie Clark-Kimmel -

Lexie Clark-Kimmel is an early childhood special educator working for Eagle County Schools.  She has been in early childhood education for over 20 years as a teacher, leader, mentor, and early interventionist.  Lexie has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Special Education from Metropolitan State University, and obtained a Master's degree in early childhood special education, with a special emphasis in social-emotional development and challenging behavior from the University of Colorado Denver.  Lexie has been an adjunct professor at Colorado Mountain College, teaching early childhood courses.  In her free time, she enjoys crafting and gardening and hanging out with her husband and daughter, who is a TRCS student.  She is very excited to serve on the TRCS board!

Board Member

Nelson Waneka -

Nelson Waneka is an attorney at Levin Sitcoff Waneka PC.  He specializes in insurance recovery litigation on behalf of individuals, businesses, and community associations.  He likewise handles a great number of appeals in Colorado state and federal courts.  He has been recognized for his work by Best Lawyers In America, Colorado Super Lawyers, and has been selected as a 5280 Magazine top lawyer in insurance law for five years in a row.  In addition, he was selected by his peers as “2020 Lawyer of the Year” for the specialty of insurance law in the State of Colorado.  Nelson lives in Glenwood Springs with his wife Carrina, together with their daughters Harlow and Olive.