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

Wil Chapple

Site & Facility Manager

Matt Willey

Stewardship & Recreation Program Manager

Mary Oliver

Education Director

Jenni Stafford-Faris

Assistant Education Director

Kue Xiong

Office Manager

Joy Turnbull-Dunham

Family Educator

Kaitlin Erpestad

Preschool Director

Maria Hopkins

Assistant Preschool Director & Co-lead Teacher, T/TH AM

Becca Bell

Co-lead Teacher, M/W Full Day, T/TH AM, and Forest Fridays

Jen Petry

Co-lead Teacher, M/W Full Day, T/TH PM, and Forest Fridays

Caitlin Neff

Co-lead Teacher, T/TH Full Day

Emma Richtman

Co-lead Teacher, T/TH Full Day

Christina Wild

Lead Teacher, M/W Full Day & T/TH Full Day

Peter Ray

Assistant Teacher, M/W Full Day and T/Th Full Day

Carley Cohen

Lead Teacher, M/W/F AM

Aaron Crowell

Assistant Teacher, M/W/F AM

Sarah Dahle

Co-lead Teacher, M/W PM & T/TH PM

Sarah Hugus

Co-lead Teacher, M/W PM