Our team

Executive Director & Shared Services

Executive Director
Lisa Pawlek Jaguzny 

Deputy Director
Megan Boyce-Jacobs

Communications Manager
Jess Eskelsen

Engagement & Events Coordinator
Liz Akerly

Facilities & Grounds Supervisor
Casey Coe

Maintenance Assistant
Joe Bergquist


Ecology Team

Conservation Ecologist
Matt Distler, PhD

Restoration Specialist & Volunteer Coord.
Dawn Huss


Farm Team

Farm & Garden Manager
Kevin Haggerty

Farm & Garden Asst. Manager
Josh Sturdevant

Farm Sales & Program Coordinator
Nicole Novak

Field Crew Lead
Yolanda Hernandez

Seasonal Farm Crew Members
Gustav Hernandez


Native Plant Nursery (NPN) Team

Native Plant Nursery Manager
Bridget McNassar

Native Plant Nursery Asst. Manager
Talinna Appling

Nursery Assistant
Carson Alberg

Nursery Production Assistant
Michelle Quast

Seasonal NPN Production Assistants
Jen Hartke


Oxbow Education (OxEd) Team

OxEd Program Manager
Hallie Sykes

Education Specialist & Summer Camp Director
Shea Scribner

Environmental Educator & Program Coord.
Becca Wheaton

Environmental Educator & Kids’ Farm Steward
Shannon Arnold

AmeriCorps Service Member
Caroline McSherry


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.