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

Jeremiah Peck

Site & Facility Manager

Matt Willey

Stewardship & Recreation Program Manager

Mary Oliver

Education Director

Jenni Stafford-Faris

Assistant Education Director

Randi Lembke

Office Manager

Joy Turnbull-Dunham

Family Educator

Kaitlin Erpestad (she/her)

Preschool Director

Maria Hopkins (she/her)

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

Sarah Hugus (she/her)

Co-lead Teacher, T/TH AM

Jen Petry

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

Steph Lorek (she/her)

Co-lead Teacher, M/W Full Day

Brianna Schaus (she/her)

Substitute Teacher

Caitlin Neff (she/her)

Co-lead Teacher, T/TH Full Day

Sarah Grenberg (she/her)

Co-lead Teacher, T/TH Full Day

Christina Wild (she/her)

Lead Teacher, Mon--Thurs Full Day

Peter Ray (he/him)

Assistant Teacher, Mon--Thurs Full Day

Carley Cohen

Lead Teacher, M/W/F AM

Aaron Crowell (he/him)

Assistant Teacher, M/W/F AM

Sarah Blossom (she/her)

Lead Teacher, Mon--Thurs PM, M/W PM, & T/TH PM

Kelly Popham (she/her)

Assistant Teacher, Mon--Thurs PM (M/W PM & T/TH PM) and Forest Fridays