Jason Meyer

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

Jason Meyer is currently the President & CEO at Blandford Nature Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With a background in conservation, environmental education, and nonprofit management, he brings a diverse set of skills and experiences to our profession. Over the past several years, Jason led the transition of a city-owned nature center to nonprofit management (Fenner Nature Center in Lansing, Michigan), and has led his current nature center (Blandford Nature Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan) to several successes including the completion of a $10.3 million comprehensive campaign, the acquisition of a neighboring golf course, and the transformation of a small and disorganized board and staff to a powerhouse team that is making magic happen.  He was recognized by the Association of Nature Center Administrators as the inaugural Outstanding New Leader Award recipient in 2014.