Our Team – Huts for Vets, Veterans Non-profit Organization

We could not be a veterans non-profit organization without our dedicated team and board members. To learn more about our Vets for Vets approach, or to apply for upcoming trips, please contact us.

Paul Andersen

Founder and Director

Founder and Exec. Dir. Paul Andersen is a journalist, book author and wilderness guide. He has worked with veterans since founding Huts For Vets in 2013.

Dr. Erin Wilkinson

Licensed Psychologist

Lt. Col. Dr. Erin Wilkinson (ret.) spent 20 years as an Army psychologist, is a horse lover who practices equine therapy, and is the HFV staff psychologist on all women’s programs.

Justin Lincoln

PsyD, RYT, Staff Psychologist

Justin is a licensed clinical psychologist in Colorado Springs, providing behavioral health services to veterans and military families.

Board Members

  • Jeremie Oates (Afghanistan)
  • Col. Dick Merrit (Vietnam)
  • Dan Glidden (Vietnam)
  • Amber Sherman (Iraq)
  • Brian Porter (Desert Storm)
  • Don Stuber (Vietnam)
  • Erik Villaseñor (Iraq – Afg.)
  • Ryan Gentry (Iraq)
Tait Andersen

Staff and Medical Support

Tait Andersen is the son of HFV founder Paul Andersen. When he’s not away at college, Tait is Hut Master and wilderness guide.

Jake Sakson

Staff and Medical Support

Jake Sakson is Hut Master, wilderness guide, and Qi Gong instructor.

Mike Greenwood

Co-Moderator, Veteran Peer Mentor

Mike Greenwood, is a Modern 10th MTN Division veteran, a Co-Moderator, Veteran Peer Mentor, and Nonprofit Professional.