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.

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

  • Vice President of Professional Services / Executive Director at Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, TN

  • 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

  • Executive Director at The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes in Cleveland, OH

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

  • Branch Manager of Menomonee Valley at the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, WI

  • 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

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

  • Director at Warner Park Nature Center in Nashville, TN

  • Interpretive Programs Supervisor for the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District in Beaverton, OR

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