Our Founders



Jennifer Stucka identifies as a lesbian womyn. She gained her Master's in Social Work from the University of Denver and has been working with adolescents, teens, and families for 12 years. She believes every person deserves a safe world in which they can express themselves. Jennifer's hope is for the 4 Corners Rainbow Youth Center to provide a space that is safe, nonjudgmental, and educational.


Rowan Blaisdell is a registered psychotherapist and father of two teens, one gay, one straight. Rowan has a masters in social work from the University of Denver and offers a support group for parents of LGBTQ kids, as well as private counseling services for individuals and couples. You can learn more about him on his website



Sarah St. John left the East Coast and moved to Durango in 2001. She has a bachelors degree in psychology and a Masters degree in Counseling. Sarah has been a Professional School Counselor for ten years and has worked with youth and adolescents for 20 years. Sarah Has stepped back from the day-to-day operations of the Youth Center, but she remains one of our most enthusiastic and valuable supporters.