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Pennsylvania State Director
Bill Kunze


Deputy State Director
Nels Johnson

Government Relations
Ron Ramsey, Senior Policy Advisor

Energy & Climate Change Team
Nels Johnson, Deputy State Director
Scott Bearer, Senior Conservation Scientist
Tamara Gagnolet, Energy Program & GIS Manager

Freshwater Conservation Team
Michele DePhilip, Director of Freshwater Conservation
Su Fanok, Senior Conservation Scientist
Sarah Johnson, Conservation GIS Analyst
Tara Moberg, Freshwater Scientist
Sara Nicholas, Watershed Restoration Manager

Land Conservation Team
Josh Parrish, Director of Land Conservation
Jenny Case, Fire Management Specialist
Bud Cook, Northeast PA Program Director
Mike Eckley, Director of Forest Conservation
Zach Goodrich, Habitat Management Coordinator
George Gress, Land Steward / Fire Specialist
Liz Johnson, Director of Ecological Management
Ellen Lott, Northeast PA Project Manager
Pat McElhenny, Fire Manager / Land Steward
Rachel Ralls, Conservation Lands Data Manager / GIS Specialist

Philanthropy Team
Claire Birney, Director of Philanthropy
Nancy Breden, Philanthropy Operations Manager
Kelsey Cannon, Philanthropy Assistant
Nancy Goss, Philanthropy Researcher
Cary Nicholas, Senior Associate Director of Philanthropy
Nate Trager, Donor Relations Manager
Aimee Williams, Major Gifts Manager

Marketing and Outreach Team
Maggie Foote, Director of Marketing
Molly Anderson, Volunteer Program Manager
Lauren Bradford, Outreach Program Manager

Administration Team
Donna Bowers, Director of Administration
Chris Cisco, Technology and Information Systems Operations Manager
Shawn Hickey, Program Coordinator



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