Sarah Payne

Chief Outreach Officer

Sarah Payne (B.A., Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder) first visited Crow Canyon as an archaeology program participant when she was in high school; being part of the Castle Rock Pueblo project further inspired her career pathway. After college, she served as an archaeologist for the Post-Fire Assessment Team at Mesa Verde National Park. A Crow Canyon staff member since 2004, Sarah became Director of Cultural Explorations in 2014 and Chief Outreach Officer in 2019. She believes in the pursuit of knowledge and the power of perspective.