Staff & Board Members

Board of Trustees

Linda Andros, Co-President
John Hutchins, Co-President 
Margaret Toce, Vice President, Development
David Prill, Vice President, Treasurer
Lisa Hill, Vice President, Governance
Emily Burns, Secretary
Kristie Breed
Lisa Kaine-Dunn
Ainsley Hayes
Molly Reilly
Katie Rittenberry
Toddy Turrentine
Tia Whinery
Alice Wyman

Kevin Moynihan, Ex Officio
Brian Luizzi, Superintendent of Schools

Advisory Board

James Hayes
Skip Hobbs
Catharine Sturgess

Staff

Administration

Bill Flynn, Executive Director
bflynn@newcanaannature.org
Gianni DeScenza, Grounds and Facility Manager
gdescenza@newcanaannature.org
Katie Harris, Development Associate
kharris@newcanaannature.org
Chelsey Hobby, Director of Finance & Human Resources
chobby@newcanaannature.org
Debbie Jaeger, Program Administrator & Registrar
djaeger@newcanaannature.org
Jennifer Rayher, Director of Marketing & Special Events
jrayher@newcanaannature.org

Preschool

Marianne Kay, Preschool Director
mkay@newcanaannature.org
Jane Piselli, Summer Camp Director
jpiselli@newcanaannature.org
Anna Zielinski, Asst. Preschool Director & Camp Director
azielinski@newcanaannature.org

Environmental Educators

Angela Gordon, Education Programs Manager
agordon@newcanaannature.org
Derick Hips, Director of Animal Care 
dhips@newcanaannature.org
Michelle Hips, Director of Environmental Education
mhips@newcanaannature.org
Christiana Ricchezza, Visitor Center Naturalist
cricchezza@newcanaannature.org
Julian Shettler, Visitor Center Naturalist
jshettler@newcanaannature.org