Sandy Compton announces retirement from FSPW

Compton’s retirement will open up the program coordinator position

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

Longtime Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness staffer and bull of the woods Sandy Compton announced his retirement from the organization, effective at the end of March 2020. The program coordinator and author has long been a fixture among the outdoor recreation scene in North Idaho. 

Sandy Compton.

At FSPW, Compton has carried a variety of responsibilities, including trail crew leadership, summer and winter outdoor education, media and press work, and volunteer management. Due to his upcoming retirement, FSPW is seeking to hire a staff member to fill his boots as program coordinator. 

Compton’s successor will focus on FSPW’s partnership in trail work with the U.S. Forest Service, the Winter Tracks outdoor education program and the Trail Ambassador program on Scotchman Peaks trail No. 65.

A full job description is now posted at scotchmanpeaks.org/job-opportunities. Interested parties are encouraged to send a cover letter and resumé to [email protected]

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