Our team

Management Team

Executive Director
Lisa Pawlek Jaguzny 

Deputy Director
Megan Boyce-Jacobs

Communications Manager
Jess Eskelsen

Education Program Manager
Hallie Sykes

Conservation Program Manager
Matt Distler, PhD

Farm & Garden Manager
Kevin Haggerty

Facilities Manager
Casey Coe

Native Plant Program Manager
Bridget McNassar

Program Staff

Engagement & Events Coordinator
Liz Akerly

Nursery Assistant
Carson Alberg

Native Plant Nursery Asst. Manager
Talinna Appling

Environmental Educator & Kids’ Farm Steward
Shannon Arnold

Administrative Associate
Tara Baron


Maintenance Assistant
Joe Bergquist

Field Crew Lead
Yolanda Hernandez

Restoration Specialist & Volunteer Coord.
Dawn Huss

Environmental Educator & Volunteer Coordinator
Lindsey Mattson

Farm Sales & Program Coordinator
Melissa Newman

Nursery Production Assistant
Michelle Quast

Farm & Garden Asst. Manager
Josh Sturdevant

Environmental Educator & Program Coord.
Becca Wheaton

2019 Seasonal Staff

Bailey Gilbert, Seasonal Environmental Educator and Program Liaison
Ben Mardis, Americorps Service Member
Evie Toland, Fall Seasonal Environmental Educator

Rebeca Bonilla-Myers, Seasonal Farm Crew
Gustav Hernandez, Seasonal Farm Crew
Shane O’Leary, Seasonal Farm Crew
Amylyn Thayer, Seasonal Farm Crew
Emily Trabolsi, Farmers Market Crew

Native Plant Nursery
Jen Hartke, Seasonal Production Assistant
Jon-Erik Jardine, Seasonal Production Assistant
Kathryn Jubie, Seasonal Production Assistant

Facilities & Maintenance
Kristin Miller, Seasonal Facilities Assistant

Oxbow extends a very special thank you to the dedicated volunteers who help deliver programs, harvest food to benefit hunger relief, perform restoration work, and lend their time and talents to assist with events. 

For current open positions, visit our employment page.

For current volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page.