Meet Our Staff

We feel extremely lucky to have a powerhouse staff leading the GREAT Summer Youth Academy.


Officer Zack is an enthusiastic Officer that has a passion for positively impacting the children of Nevada County. For the past several years Officer Zack has entered the elementary and middle school classrooms and taught life-skills. During the summer, Officer Zack is dedicated to the GREAT Summer Youth Academy where he continues his mission to educate children with leadership skills and tool for sucess. Officer Zack has been with the GVPD since 2006 and has worked as a Patrol Officer, School Resource Officer and is currently a Detective for the Grass Valley Police Deptartment. Although a Detective he still continues to invest in the youth of our community through the GREAT Program both during the school year and during the GREAT Summer Youth Academy. Officer Zack is a certified GREAT Instructor and is the Director of the GREAT Summer Youth Academy.