Board of Directors

ANCA's Board of Directors is comprised of some of the top nature center leaders in the country. ANCA members represent the diversity of the nature and environmental learning center profession and the Board is structured by design to include representation based on budget size, day use/residential facilities, geographic location, years of experience, and governance type.

  • President / Executive Director at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, TX

  • President Elect / Executive Director at Linda Loring Nature Foundation in Nantucket, MA

  • Vice President of Strategic Direction / Interpretive Programs Supervisor for the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District in Beaverton, OR

  • Vice President of Development / Executive Director at Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills, MD

  • Secretary / President and CEO at Blandford Nature Center in Grand Rapids, MI

  • Treasurer / Executive Director at Ogden Nature Center in Ogden, UT

  • Associate Director at the North Cascades Institute in Sedro-Woolley, WA

  • Membership Manager at the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, WI

  • Park Superintendent at Estero Llano Grande State Park and World Birding Center in Weslaco, TX

  • Executive Director at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, NH

  • Former Director of Centers and Education at the National Audubon Society

  • Executive Director of Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Director at Warner Park Nature Center in Nashville, TN

  • Executive Director of the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach, FL

  • Executive Director at Grass River Natural Area in Bellaire, MI