Mary CorriganMarya Corrigan, Director  

Marya grew up near Albuquerque, New Mexico. She received a B.A. in Spanish from Bennington College, then was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador for two years. She received an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of New Mexico. Marya has spent twenty years working in programs that help disadvantaged students prepare for educational success. She believes strongly in the power of education to transform lives, and has chosen to make a career of helping individuals plan for and attain their educational goals.

Erin CumminsErin Cummins-Roper, Advisor

Erin was born and raised in Bayfield, Colorado.  She graduated with honors from Portland State University with a B.S. in Economics.  She enjoys just about anything outdoors - especially snowboarding, hiking, camping, and mountain biking.  Erin loves being the Upward Bound advisor because she is passionate about education and making a positive impact in the lives of young people.

Staff Member Hailey SandsHailey Sands, Program Coordinator

Hailey grew up in Woodland park, Colorado.  She then went on to receive a B.A. in History from the University of Northern Colorado and then a M.S. in Counseling from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Hailey has worked with college students and college bound high school students in many ways and has experience in counseling, academic advising, Upward Bound, orientation, and residence life.  Outside of work Hailey enjoys baking, photography, volleyball, and hiking.  Hailey loves working for Upward Bound because she is committed to supporting student success during high school and through college.