Zach Powers

Executive Director

Zach Powers was hired as Program Director in October, 2004. He has served many roles at PYW, most recently stepping up as Executive Director in April, 2007. Zach has a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Conservation and a Masters Degree in Environmental Education from UNH.

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Paula Martel

Program Director

Paula Driscoll was hired as full-time Program Director in May 2007. She has been working and volunteering at PYW since 2002. She served as the Mentor Program Assistant and Assistant rock climbing instructor before accepting the opportunity to work at PYW full-time. Paula has a degree in Early Childhood Education.

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Jeff Martel

 Mentor Coordinator & Lead Rock Climbing Instructor

Jeff Martel has been associated with The Pittsfield Youth Workshop since1996. He is currently program coordinator for the Pittsfield Teen Mentor Project, and lead rock climbing instructor. Jeff is also a full-time employee of the Pittsfield School District, serving as the Middle School Guidance Counselor. Jeff has a Bachelors Degree in Outdoor Education and a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology.

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