Staff & Board Members

Board of Trustees

Linda Andros, President
Margaret Toce, Vice President
John Hutchins, Vice President & Treasurer
Tia Whinery, Secretary
Amy Carpi
Lisa Kaine-Dunn
Ainsley Hayes
Lisa Hill
Mary Emerson
ME O’Connor
David Prill
Katie Rittenberry
Toddy Turrentine
Priscilla Woyke
Ellen Zumbach
Robert F. Mallozzi, III, Ex Officio
Brian Luizzi, Superintendent of Schools

Advisory Board

James Hayes
Skip Hobbs
Catharine Sturgess



Bill Flynn, Executive Director
Gianni DeScenza, Grounds and Facility Manager
Katie Harris, Development Associate
Chelsey Hobby, Director of Finance & Human Resources
Debbie Jaeger, Program Administrator & Registrar
Jennifer Rayher, Director of Marketing & Special Events


Marianne Kay, Preschool Director
Anna Zielinski, Asst. Preschool Director & Camp Director

Environmental Educators

Leigh Ann Abbey, Animal Care Technician
Caroline Bailey, Birthday Coordinator
Chris Hendershot, Director of Education Programs
Derick Hips, Animal Care Manager
Michelle Hips, Director of Community Engagement
Paris Johnson, Visitor Center Naturalist
Christiana Ricchezza, Visitor Center Naturalist