Our team

Management Team

Engagement & Events Manager
Liz Akerly

Site Manager
Casey Coe

Conservation Program Manager
Matt Distler, PhD

Communications Manager
Jess Eskelsen

Farm & Garden Manager
Kevin Haggerty

Executive Director
Lisa Pawlek Jaguzny 

Native Plant Program Manager
Bridget McNassar

Finance & Operations Manager
Katie Pomeroy

Education Program Manager
Hallie Sykes


Program Staff

Nursery Assistant
Carson Alberg

Native Plant Nursery Asst. Manager
Talinna Appling

Kids’ Farm Coordinator
Shannon Arnold

Administrative Associate
Tara Baron

 

Event Assistant
Esme DeCoster

Carpentry & Maintenance Lead
Jeff Dunham

Nursery Production Assistant
Jen Hartke

Marketing Coordinator
Rachel Hennon

Field Crew
Gustav Hernandez

Field Crew Lead
Yolanda Hernandez

Restoration Specialist & Volunteer Coord.
Dawn Huss

Environmental Educator & Volunteer Coordinator
Zoë Nelson

Farm Sales & Program Coordinator
Melissa Newman

Field Production Coordinator
Shane O’Leary

Education Specialist & Camp Director
Shea Scribner

Farm & Garden Asst. Manager
Josh Sturdevant

Environmental Educator & Program Coord.
Becca Wheaton


2020 Seasonal Staff

Facilities & Maintenance
Pip Miller, Seasonal Facilities Assistant

Farm
Seasonal Farm Crew: Cia Crowe, Lily Keene, Samantha Pope, Kyra Teevan, Owen Thayer, and Emily Trabolsi

Native Plant Nursery
Seasonal Nursery Assistants: Amylyn Thayer, Caitlyn Harris, and Sara Wallesen

Education
Emma Pesis, Seasonal Environmental Educator & Program Liaison
Hannah Palm, Seasonal Environmental Educator & Kids’ Farm Assistant

Education | Americorps for Serve Washington
Ben Mardis, Americorps Service Member


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.