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Board & Staff

The Friends are governed by a volunteer board of directors who share a passion for nature and yearning for knowledge through rewarding events, programs, and lectures. To learn more about leadership opportunities, please contact


Sue Boyer


Inga Simitz

Vice President & Governance Chair

Rebecca Callahan


Carol Einhorn



Carol Dudzik​

Bonnie Engel

Uncorked Chair

Kathy FioRito

Membership Chair

Barbara Hunt

Volunteer Chair

Ellen Kuner

Mary Kay Minaghan

Sara Neuner

Communications Chair

Mary O’Kiersey

John Owens

Jeff Stewart

Funding Development Chair

Barb Stratton

Kathie Walsh


Judy Klem

Judy Klem

Executive Director

708-725-2460 ext. 1

Andrea Lofgren

Andrea Lofgren

Operations Manager

708-725-2460 ext. 3

Amy Lavery

Program and Volunteer Coordinator

708-725-2460 ext. 2

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