Supporting Mesa Verde National Park
License Plate Donation

Tours & Events

The Mesa Verde Foundation strives to provide exciting and educational experience through our tours and events. Tours provide those seeking deeper experiences at Mesa Verde National Park and the greater Ancestral Puebloan region with in-depth experiences. Our events provide ways for people to engage further with the Foundation in communities throughout the Four Corners region.

"Conversations from the Mesa" Webinar Series

Tuesday, March 14th, 4pm Mountain Time

History and Accomplishments of the Mesa Verde Foundation

Presenter:  Shannon Clifford, Executive Director, Mesa Verde Foundation

Moderator: Monica Buckle (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), Mesa Verde Foundation Board Member

Have you ever wanted to know more about the Mesa Verde Foundation and its work to support Mesa Verde National Park? Have you questioned why the Foundation exists or why its work is important? Have you ever wondered if your support of the Foundation is making a real difference to Mesa Verde Park? Would you like more information about how to get more involved in the Foundation’s work?

During her presentation, Shannon Clifford, the executive director of the Mesa Verde Foundation, will share the Foundation’s history, since its founding in 1997, and discuss its significant accomplishments over the last 26 years.

Join us to learn more about MVF’s contributions to the Park from purchasing land for the Park’s Visitor and Research Center to supporting youth internships in the Park. This is your chance to ask questions and hear the answers during the live Q & A session.

Shannon joined the Mesa Verde Foundation as its executive director in June of 2019 and is thrilled to be working her “dream job.”

Shannon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration, from Louisiana State University. She has over 25 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations and has served as the executive director of both large and small organizations. She is passionate about local, state, national, and international parks, once exploring as far away as the Stone Forest National Park in the Yunnan Province of China.

Shannon lives in Colorado with her husband and their two sons. Her kids have helped emphasize the importance of preserving history and educating future generations. She also believes strongly in the importance of philanthropic works and has dedicated her career to making a difference. Motivated by her love of Mesa Verde National Park and her belief in philanthropic work, Shannon works diligently to guide the Mesa Verde Foundation.

When not working, Shannon enjoys camping with her family, traveling, reading, and volunteering for multiple organizations.

To sign up, click HERE.

“Conversations from the Mesa” Past Webinars

For view all of our past webinars, please visit our YouTube page by clicking HERE.**




Visit Us On Social Media