Atkins holds a certificate in nonprofit administration from the University of Montana as well as a degree in biology.
“She grew up in Moab exploring the outdoors and has a wealth of knowledge about the area,” according to a news release from MMVFC Director Tara Penner.
Atkins will help with facility rentals and scheduling for the MARC and will also assist with film productions, as well as tradeshows and initial location scouts for MMVFC.
In the past, Atkins has worked with several local nonprofits including the Youth Garden Project, WabiSabi and BEACON After School Program.
“I’m looking forward to helping to facilitate creative expression in all forms throughout the community both with the MARC as well as the Film Commission,” Atkins said.