Staff

These are the folks that keep Hartley ticking. We teach, we build, we plant, we are doing our best to make this the premier day-use nature center in the state. Feel free to stop in, say hi and ask questions when you’re in the area.

Tom O’Rourke

Executive Director

Matt Willey

Operations Director

Tiffany Smith

Education Director

Jenni Stafford-Faris

Program Coordinator

Gail Watczak

Office Manager

Melanie Morgan

Jennifer Julsrud

Development Officer

Custodian

Joy Turnbull-Dunham

Family Educator

Benjamin Turner

Environmental Education Intern

Katie Kammer

Environmental Education Intern

Adam Johnson

Environmental Education Intern

Kaitlin Erpestad

Preschool Director/Lead Teacher, T/TH AM and PM

Maria Hopkins

Lead Preschool Teacher, M/W/F AM, M/W PM and T/TH AM

Dani French

Lead Preschool Teacher, M/W/F AM, M/W PM and T/TH PM

Caitlin Neff

Lead Preschool Teacher, T/TH Full Day and Fri. AM Class

Jen Buseman

Lead Teacher, M/W Full Day

Alyssa Nelson

Lead Teacher, M/W Full Day and Fri. AM Class

Becca Bell

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Emma Richtman

Lead Preschool Teacher, T/TH Full Day

Julie Bates

Assistant Preschool Teacher