Derek Krahn has served as CARE's Board since 2007. Derek also acts as Operations Director, supervising day-to-day facility maintenance and animal husbandry operations at the CARE facility, overseeing CARE's training program, and helping organize special events. Derek, a lover of tigers since the age of five, has been with CARE since 2006 when he started as a weekend volunteer. Over the years, Derek spent more time at the CARE facility and gained more experience and responsibility within the organization. Outside of CARE, Derek serves as a meteorologist in the United States Air Force, utilizing lessons in leadership he has learned during his years as an NCO.
Derek's interests include reading, future tech, and stand-up comedy.