Our Staff

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Amy Lewin

Director of Communications
"Do what you can, with what you've got, where you are." - Bill Widener, via Theodore Roosevelt

Andrea Durbin

Executive Director
Make a difference with your life. Do your best and sleep well at night.

Anessa Lewis

Database Associate Clerk
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” -Dr. Seuss

Angela Crowley-Koch

Legislative Director
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.” Jane Addams

Chris Hagerbaumer

Deputy Director
The root of the word "courage" is "cor," the Latin word for "heart."

Christen Fulk

Major Gifts Officer
“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” - Diane Ackerman

Colin Price

Project Consultant: Market Innovation
It’s said that crisis precipitates change. Let’s not wait. Change can happen now

Dave Palmer

Encore Photography and Videography Fellow
"If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein

Ilene Moss

Finance Director
About Ilene Ilene grew up in a suburb of an east coast metropolis, where ...

Jana Gastellum

Program Director, Climate
Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?

Jen Coleman

Health Communications & Outreach Director
Art is whatever makes you proud to be human." -Amiri Baraka

Karen Carrillo

Education & Engagement Manager
“Before you conquer the mountain, you must learn to overcome your fear.” — Isabel Allende

Karen Lewotsky

Rural Partnerships Director
There’s no place like home.

Karen Roberti

Operations & Events Manager
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you." -Aldous Huxley

Kevin Kasowski

Director of Foundations and Corporate Relations
Gratitude is the source of all happiness

Lindsay Benedict

Development Services Director
“The heart that gives, gathers.” - Tao Te Ching

Lori Grant

Program Director, Water
I choose to listen to the river for a while, thinking river thoughts, before joining the night and stars." - Edward Abbey

Melody Martínez

Equity Director
"Human rights and the rights of nature are two names of the same dignity." - Eduardo Galeano

Stacey Malstrom

Water Communications & Outreach Director
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” –John Muir

Steve Statler

Information Technology Fellow
"Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching." -Satchel Page

Tony Hernandez

Communications Manager
Tony joins OEC after more than 8 years in the newspaper industry, where he covered local government, school boards, crime and justice, extreme weather and other breaking news.

Wendy Marsh

Director of Development
"I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it." — Flannery O'Connor

Winston

Chief Barketing Officer
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