Friends call Alphonso, Fonz. He graduated with a degree in Political Science and International Affairs from a liberal arts college in Portland, OR. He discovered his passion for youth work as an outdoor educator in Northern MN, where led 5-22 day wilderness expeditions. Fonz specializes in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and elevating youth voice. He believes that youth make our future and integrating these topics into curriculum is imperative in developing pathways to success.
When Fonz is not waist deep in sawdust or dirt, you can find him gardening, gourmet mushroom hunting, studying native plants, biking or rock climbing.