Staff Directory

We invite you to contact us by phone or e-mail. The following directory is organized by department. Not sure who to contact? Please call our main number, 414-352-2880, and we will be happy to assist you.



Helen Boomsma
Executive Director
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Jill Schanon Macek
Director of Strategic Initiatives
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Catherine Koons-Hubbard
Preschool Director
414-352-2880 x153
Laurie Lukaszewicz
Preschool Coordinator
414-352-2880 x154


Jenny Booth
Preschool Teacher
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Patti Darby
Preschool Teacher
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Collette Jarvela-Kuhnen
Preschool Teacher
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Carrie Hiestand
Preschool Teacher
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Megan O’Grady
Preschool Teacher
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Lisa Randerson
Preschool Teacher
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Megan Van DeKreeke
Preschool Teacher
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Julia Weinberg
Preschool Teacher
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Jade Cashman
Preschool Teacher
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Elementary & Secondary Education  

Tom Finley
Director of Education
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Jim Hyatt
Family Programs Manager
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Jessy Knox
School Programs Manager
414-352-2880 x139
Cassie Rincon
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Jackie Keltner
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Joyce Michelstetter
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Moya Mowbray
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Corinne Palmer
Environmental Educator
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Jean Strelka
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Danielle Fleischman
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Keith Helm
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Tess Stahler
414-352-2880 x208



Raptor Program 

Lindsay Obermeier
Raptor Program Director
414-352-2880 x228
Sara Sloan
Raptor Educator
414-352-2880 x225


Madelyn Sislow
Raptor Educator
414-352-2880 x202



Adult Programs  

Don Quintenz
Senior Ecologist
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Jackie Keltner
414-352-2880 x213



Summer Camp  

Shelly Rollins
Education Specialist & Summer Camp Director
414-352-2880 x137



Birthday Parties & Scouting Events

AJ Grill
Childrens Events Coordinator
414-352-2880 x220



Facilities Rentals

Jessica Buehler
Rental Manager
414-352-2880 x141
Christina Hughes-Schmid
Event Host


Stephanie Hughes
Event Host


Development & Membership 

Melanie Johnson
Director of Development
414-352-2880 x152
Diana David
Membership Specialist
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Carrie Becker
Grants Specialist
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Spring Holz Houston
Development Coordinator
414-352-2880 x237



Volunteer Programs

Marie Honel
Volunteer Coordinator
414-352-2880 x144




Nancy Quinn
Director of Marketing & Communications
414-352-2880 x170
Zoe Finney
Graphic Designer
414-352-2880 x149


Ed Makowski
Communications Specialist
414-352-2880 x146




Marc White
Director of Conservation
414-352-2880 x244
Drew Shuster
Resource Ecologist
414-352-2880 x247


Kyle Goergen
Resource Ecologist
414-352-2880 x217



Facilities Management 

Jason Festerling
Facilities Manager
414-352-2880 x155
Jonathan Boettcher
Maintenance Coordinator
414-352-2880 x212


Peter Geraci
Facilities Assistant
Nicholas Holz Houston
Facilities Assistant


Nature Store

Michelle Allison
Nature Store Coordinator
414-352-2880 x169




Lisa Trost
Director of Finance & Administration
414-352-2880 x148
Nora Fardella
Accounting Assistant
414-352-2880 x145



Office Services & Visitor Experience

Sandy Manning
Manager of Operations
414-352-2880 x200
Jennifer Rutten
Visitor Services Assistant


Shanice Guyton
Visitor Services Assistant
Francisco Hernandez
Visitor Services Coordinator


Amanda Mabrey
Visitor Services Assistant
Sayema Khatun
Visitor Services Assistant