Conservancy Staff

Meet the Conservancy!

President and CEO Deb Yandala
VP of Community Partnerships Donté Gibbs
VP of Philanthropy Sheryl Hoffman
VP of Strategic Initiatives 
Janice Matteucci
VP of Administration
Gregory Morton


Building & Grounds Supervisor Erik Anderson
Facilities Coordinator Mike Elewski
IT Manager Nathan Grimm
Administrative Services Director Sarah Lock
Administrative Support Assistant Jacob Nelson
Facilities Coordinator Steve Randolph
Personnel Manager Sophie Ruiz-Schlotterer
Park Projects Director Stacey Rusher
Facilities Coordinator Gabrielle Rybinski


Director of Philanthropy Dan Blakemore
Membership Coordinator Sam Harsh
Philanthropy Operations and Research Manager Brandon Henneman
Institutional Giving/Grants Manager Dianne Ketler
Philanthropy Operations Coordinator Jessica Livers
Philanthropy Communications Manager Zaina Salem


Finance Director Nicole Moshier
Accounting Manager Kristen Cimera
Bookkeeper Nancy Woodbury

Garfield Alliance

James A. Garfield Alliance Director Marc Nathanson

Marketing & Communications

Event Manager Haley Bittaker

Park Engagement

Retail Sales Associate Jeff Bigler
Bartender Michael Buebe
Bartender Carianne Burnley
Retail Sales Associate Jessica Campi
Retail Manager Tracy Christoff
Event Host Debi Colyer
Bartender Valerie Cross
Event Host Abby Cymerman
Retail Sales Associate Kat Damicone
Retail and Ecommerce Sales Associate Deborah DiCarlo 
Bartender Adriana Eidom
Assistant Retail Manager Robin Hajek
Retail Sales Associate John Howington
Bartender Shelby Kimberling
Retail Sales Associate Laurie Klappauf
Sales Manager Cierra Kitts
Stanford House Manager Kim Klosterman
Event Host Samantha Lewis
Event Host Sarah Ludwig
Bartender Jennifer Mangino
Event Operations Manager Amy Mattox
Retail Sales Associate Carla Menhorn
Event Host Laura Molnar
Event Host Lydia Nall
Event Host Nicole Parsons
Business Development Director Lindsay Regan
Event Host Maria Rose Reynolds
Retail Operations Manager Lorrie Smith
Senior Operations Manager William Sherman
Retail Sales Associate Gwen Tomasko
Event Host Owen Urycki
Event Operations Manager Kelsey Wilzoch
Bartender Jennifer Yeargin
Retail Sales Associate David Young
Beverage Manager Taylor Young

Programs & Education

Program Coordinator Alienna Arnold
Seasonal Program Instructor Leslie Bast
Seasonal Program Instructor Amanda Cox
Seasonal Program Instructor Carol Fondran
Program Instructor Connor Hann
Administrative Support Coordinator Cami Miller
Program and Arts Manager Dominic Moore-Dunson
Program Instructor Marlena Nosek
Volunteer Program Manager Andrew O’Leary
Program and Arts Coordinator Joe Risdon
Program and Education Manager Amanda Schuster
Program Instructor Kim Shuman
Program Instructor Tan Truong
Programs & Education Director Katie Wright

Contact Us!

Please email us with general inquiries, human resource or volunteer questions.


Rick Walker

Conservancy Board of Directors

Phil LiBassi, Board Chair
Karyn Sullivan, Board Vice-Chair

Steve Abdenour
Luke Anderson
Joe Blanda
Ron Bower
Christopher Buehler
Debby Capela
Keshia Chambers
Daniel Connor
Mark Davey
Emily Holiday
Montrella Jackson
Michelle Johnson
Roger Jones
Gary Lobaza
Shawn Lyden
Janice Radl
Brett W. Reynolds
Curt Reynolds
Sandy Selby
Lisa Ramirez Shah
James Snider
V. Rena Suber
Irving B. Sugerman
Rick Taylor
Tom Tyrrell
Bob Vecchione