Will Keyse joined El Pomar Foundation as a member of the 2020 Fellowship class. As a Fellow, Will works on Awards for Excellence, Communications, Fellowship Recruiting and Western Legislative Academy. Will also supports the Central Peaks region.
Will grew up in northeast Denver before graduating Cum Laude from the University of Puget Sound with a major in comparative politics and a minor in Spanish. While at Puget Sound, Will served as a writing and academic skills tutor, new student orientation leader, outdoor guide, kitchen assistant and sports page columnist. He has had opportunities to present institutional research at a national writing center conference, conduct political research in South Africa, teach summer school literacy classes to Denver middle schoolers, and spend a semester abroad studying Arabic and political systmens in Rabat, Morocco. After graduating, Will returned home to Colorado and launched his own private tutoring practice, volunteered on the translation team of an immigration law non-profit and tended a bar at a local craft cidery. In his free time, Will enjoys doing crossword puzzles, learning foreign languages, reading about politics and history, playing basketball and practicing blues and bluegrass guitar.