Meet the Team!

We welcome partners from many disciplines including education, health care, civic planning, recreation and more. If you are interested in attending a meeting and joining in the Children and Nature movement contact us at mailto:doug.horvath@metroparks.org !

 

Executive Committee

 

Doug Horvath, Five Rivers MetroParks

Cinda Hanbuch-Pinkerton, Miami County Park District

Bruce Barceló: Montgomery County Public Health

Katy Lucas, Centerville-Washington Park District

Abbey Rymarczyk, Dayton Children’s Hospital

Tish Wilson, Dayton Metro Library

Elisabeth Elam, Hike It Baby

 

 Meet Our Partners!

 

 

 Agency

 

Representative

 

Position

 

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm

 

Tom Hissong

 

Education Director

 

Bike Miami Valley

 

Laura Estandia

 

Executive Director

 

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

 

Robin Ramsey

 

Senior Coordinator of School and Teacher Services

 

Brukner Nature Center

 

June Drieling

 

Director of Education

 

 CAPS/OT Services

 

Mary Grech

 

Occupational Therapist/Business Owner

 

Centerville Primary Village South

 

 Laura Peterson

 

Naturalist-In-Residence

 

Centerville-Washington Park District

 

Katy Lucas

 

Naturalist

 

City of Dayton, Department of Recreation

 

Bobbi Beyer

 

Dept. of Recreation and Youth Services Recreation Facility Specialist

 

City of Dayton Water Department

 

Felicia D. Graham

 

Environmental Compliance Coordinator

 

CityWide

 

Andy Bedinghaus

 

 

 

Clark County Park District

 

Donna Lewis

 

Program Coordinator

 

Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton

 

Gregory Hopkins

 

Executive Director

 

 Creative World of Childcare

 

 Amy Anslinger

 

Wellness Coordinator

 

Darke County Education Service Center

 

Angela McMurry

 

K-12 Science Curriculum Specialist

 

Darke County Parks

 

Kathi McQueen

 

Volunteer Coordinator/Naturalist

 

Dayton Association For Young Children

 

Susan Hampel

 

 

 

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

 

Jewel Harris

 

Chief of Interpretation, Division of Visitor Experience and Education

 

Dayton Children’s Hospital

 

Abbey Rymarczyk

 

Community Relations Prevention Coordinator

 

Dayton Metro Library

 

Tish Wilson

 

Assistant Director of Youth Services

 

Dayton Regional Green

 

Lamees Mubaslat

 

Director

 

Five Rivers MetroParks

 

Doug Horvath

 

Education Supervisor

 

Glen Helen Nature Preserve

 

Janene Giuseffi

 

Outdoor Education Center Director

 

 Hike It Baby

 

Elizabeth Elam

 

Branch Ambassador

 

 Learn to Earn

 

Ashley Marshall

 

Director: Preschool Promise

 

Learning Tree Farm

 

Meredith L. Florkey

 

Education and Marketing Director

 

Miami Conservancy District

 

Sarah Hippensteel Hall, Ph.D

 

Watershed Partnerships Manager

 

Miami County Park District

 

Sue Cope

 

Administrative Naturalist

 

Miami Valley Child Development Centers Inc.

 

Requette Lindsay

 

FCP Team

 

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission

 

Kjirsten Frank Hoppe

 

 Regional Planner

 

 

Montgomery County Environmental Services 

 

 Chris Hoffman Education Program Specialist

Montgomery Public Health

 

Bruce Barceló

 

Healthy Lifestyle Supervisor

 

Montgomery Soil and Water Conservation District

 

 Kristen Lauer

 

 Education Specialist

 

 Preble County Park District

 

Bev Holland

 

READS Coordinator

 

 Rivers Institute at the University of Dayton

 

Leslie King

 

Director

 

Smoothie King

 

Lynne Pierce French

 

Owner

 

 

 

Michelle Fleming

 

Professor

 

The Glen Early Learning Center

 

Jenny Crain

 

Director

 

West Carrollton Early Childhood Center

 

Genevieve Harvey

 

Intervention Specialist

 

Woolpert

 

Michael Kahre

 

RLA

 

 

 

Donna Wilson, OCVN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certification

Connect to Nature Award Nomination

Summit

Summit

Events and Initiatives

Events and Initiatives

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Resources

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