Our Team

Building a healthier ecosystem takes a team.

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Directors

Executive Director
Jim Barnhart
(he/him)

Director of Partnerships and Engagement
Sarah Steilen
(she/they)


Education Program Manager
Kent Chapple
(he/him)

Assistant Manager
MK Kirkpatrick-Waite
(she/her)

Education Program Coordinator
Jamie Kisela
(she/her)

Education Specialist
Catherine Ullery
(she/her)

Environmental Educator
Momo Suzuki
(they/them)


Agriculture

farmers@oxbow.org

Agriculture Program Manager
Anthony Reyes
(he/him)

Field Crew
Yolanda Hernandez Chavez
(she/her)

Assistant Manager, Agriculture Production
Josh Sturdevant
(he/him)

Agriculture Sales & Outreach Assistant Manager
Rebeca Bonilla-Myers
(she/her)

Field Production Coordinator
Kyra Teevan
(she/her)


Conservation

Conservation Program Manager
Matt Distler, PhD
(he/him)

Restoration Coordinator
Dawn Huss
(she/her)

Restoration Specialist
Shard Milne
(he/him, they/them)

Restoration Specialist
Collin Storlie
(he/him)

Conservation Specialist
Seth Conner
(he/him)


Native Plant Nursery

nativeplants@oxbow.org

Program Manager
Talinna Appling
(she/her)

Assistant Manager
Lea Dyga
(they/them)

Production Specialist
Caitlin Savo
(she/her)

Production Technician
Cherie Rendon
(she/they)

Horticulture Technician
Carson Alberg
(he/him)


General & Administrative

Public Engagement

events@oxbow.org

Public Engagement Manager
Mo Lynn
(they/them)

Volunteer Coordinator
Shanell Robertson
(she/her)

Communications & Marketing

marketing@oxbow.org

Senior Creative Designer
Rachel Hennon
(she/her)

Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Olivia Leader
(she/her)

Farm Stand

Farm Stand Manager
Lotte Off
(she/her)

Farm Stand Coordinator
Nicole Seiger
(she/her)

Farm Stand Coordinator
Chris Omland
(she/they)

Farm Stand & Farmers Market (Seasonal)
Anna Wright
(she/her)

 

Farm Stand & Farmers Market (Seasonal)
Brooke Beckwith
(she/her)

Farm Stand & Farmers Market (Seasonal)
Amy Biasbas
(she/her)

Finance & Operations

Finance & Operations Manager
Katie Pomeroy
(she/her)

Operations Coordinator
Claire Erick
(she/her)

Bookkeeper
Sage Kleidon
(she/her)

Site & Maintenance

Site Manager
Casey Coe
(he/him)

Gardens & Grounds Assistant Manager
Shannon Arnold
(she/her)

Assistant Site Manager
Joe Bergquist
(he/him)

Maintenance Technician
M Gumnick
(they/them)

Groundskeeper
Gustavo Antonio-Hernandez
(he/him)

Groundskeeper
Luisa Jimenez
(she/her)

Garden Coordinator
Lynnea Zuniga
(she/her)

Maintenance Technician
Hester Angus
(he/they)


Board

President
Judi Beck

Vice President and Treasurer
Keith Vernon

Secretary
Michele Hasson

Non-voting Member
Jim Barnhart

Will Daugherty

Anthony Davis

Micki Flowers

Shannon Nichol

Lynne Varner


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