Conservancy Staff

Meet the Conservancy!

Chief Executive Officer Deb Yandala
Chief Operating Officer Janice Matteucci
VP of Philanthropy Sheryl Hoffman
Sr. Director of Community Partnerships Donté Gibbs


Facilities Coordinator Mike Elewski
Administrative Services Director Sarah Lock
Administrative Support Manager Austin Poyar
Facilities Coordinator Steve Randolph
Administrative Coordinator/ Human Resources Sophie Ruiz
Facilities Assistant 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 Communications Manager Zaina Salem


Interim Finance Director Nicole Moshier
Interim Accounting Manager Kristen Cimera

Garfield Alliance

James A. Garfield Alliance Director Marc Nathanson

Marketing & Communications

Event Manager Haley Bittaker
Marketing & Communications Coordinator Natalie Cullins
Marketing & Communications Director Lexi Korczynski

Park Engagement

Sales Team Associate Jeff Bigler
Sales & Guest Services Manager, Happy Days Lodge Kayla Burris
Sales Team Associate Jessica Campi
Retail Manager Tracy Christoff
Sales Team Associate Ella Church
Event Host Debi Colyer
Event Host Abby Cymerman
Bartender Jennifer Daring
Sales Team Associate Deborah DiCarlo
Bartender Carianne Burnley
Sales & Reservations Manager Nathan Grimm
Sales Team Associate Laurie Klappauf
Stanford House Manager Kim Klosterman
Event Host Samantha Lewis
Event Host Sarah Ludwig
Bartender Jennifer Mangino
Beverage Manager Amy Mattox
Sales Team Associate Carla Menhorn
Sales Team Associate Susan Mills
Event Host Laura Molnar
Sales Team Associate Jacob Nelson
Event Host Nicole Parsons
Park Engagement Director Lindsay Regan
Event Host Maria Rose Reynolds
Support Coordinator Joe Risdon
Retail Operations Manager Lorrie Smith
Event Host Lindsey Southerland
Sales Team Associate Gwen Tomasko
Sales & Guest Services Manager, Hines Hill House Kelsey Wilzoch
Sales Team Associate David Young

Programs & Education

Program Coordinator Alienna Arnold
Volunteer Program Coordinator Bethany Cohen-Heinzerling
Community Engagement & Volunteer Program Director Kevin Gross
Volunteer Program Manager Andrew O’Leary
Program Manager Amanda Schuster
Program Instructor Kim Shuman
Programs & Education Director Katie Wright

Contact Us!

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


Rick Walker

Conservancy Board of Directors

Dione Alexander, Board Chair
Joe Blanda
Ron Bower
Christopher Buehler
Debby Capela
Daniel Connor
Matthew Heinle
Emily Holiday
Montrella Jackson
Michelle Johnson
Roger Jones
Phil LiBassi, Board Vice-Chair
Gary Lobaza
Shawn Lyden
John MacDonald
Stephen Metzler
Janice Radl
Brett W. Reynolds
Curt Reynolds
Joan Schaefer
Sandy Selby
Lisa Ramirez Shah
Irving B. Sugerman
Karyn Sullivan
Rick Taylor
Teleange’ Thomas
Bob Vecchione