Staff members and contractors joined the adventure along the road to support the growing operations of both facilities. Staff and volunteers collaborated in programming, providing support, planning events, and general facility operations. In order to allow volunteers to focus on creating, teaching, and learning staff took on most of the administrative, operational, and fiscal responsibilities.
The first staff member was Logan Sherk who held an acting ED role, until Jaret Slipp, was hired in August 2016 as the first permanent Executive Director.
In 2016, (co)space became the host of Start-Up Whitehorse and Canada Business Network.