Chesapeake Conservation Corps Alumni

The Chesapeake Conservation Corps Began in 2010, with a class of 16 young professionals. Today there are almost 250 Corps Alumni, who can be seen below by graduation year.

Class of 2020

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 10 Orientation on August 20, 2010 at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland

Amanda Bland

Host - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Current Position - Maryland Projects Assistant - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Aubryn Walters

Host - U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Patuxent Research Refuge

Current School - George Washington University - Master's Degree in Sustainable Urban Development

Benjamin Derlan

Host - The 6th Branch

Current School - Yale University - Master's Degree in Architecture

Briana Yancy

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Current Position - Diversity Workgroup Staffer - Chesapeake Research Consortium

Callie Fishburn

Host - C & O Canal Trust

Current Position - Americorps

Catherine Gaudlip

Host - Hood College

Current Position - Field Technician - Hood College

Chandler Joiner

Host - Maryland Coastal Bays Program

Current Position - Environmental Educator - Maryland Coastal Bays Program (EE)

Charles Kreizenbeck

Host - American Chestnut Land Trust

Christian Meoli

Host - Audubon Naturalist Society

Current Position - Planner I - Loudoun County

Deaven Maull

Host - Environmental Concern

Current Position - Americorps - Northwest Florida State College Environmental Stewards

Emma O'Donnell

Host - Carrie Murray Nature Center

Current Position - Guest Services Specialist - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Ethan LaLumia

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Agricultural Technician - Bowery Farming

Faith Haley

Host - Accokeek Foundation

Current Position - Compliance Specialist I - Maryland Department of the Environment

Hadijah Lawal

Host - Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks

Current School - University of Michigan - Master's Degree in Conservation Ecology

Isabelle Ketcham

Host - Severn River Association

Jacqueline Doerr

Host - Sultana Education Foundation

Current Position - Outdoor Educator - NorthBay

Jacqueline Pickford

Host - ECO City Farms

James Batho

Host - Maryland Environmental Service

Jessica Elliott

Host - Chesapeake Conservancy

Current Position - Maryland Conservation Corps - Tuckahoe State Park

Katherine Stahl

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - Biology Technician - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Mairin Corasaniti

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Environmental Educator - ShoreRivers

Maya Garrison

Host - Howard County Conservancy

Nicholas Long

Host - National Aquarium

Current Position - Land Stewardship Coordinator - Terracorps at Mass Audubon

Nicholas Sparacino

Host - Environmental Concern

Current Position - Irrigation Coordinator - Environmental Concern

Patrick Boddicker

Host - Howard County Office of Community Sustainability

Current Position - Manufacturing Technician - Thermo Fisher Scientific

Rachel Delbo

Host - American Chestnut Land Trust

Current Position - Perigeaux Vineyards and Winery

Rachel Scott

Host - U.S. National Park Service Chesapeake Bay

Current Position - Kindergarten Teacher - Goddard School

Robert Pavlik

Host - Audubon Naturalist Society

Current Position - Restoration Technician - Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy

Sajoy Pottian

Host - Allegany County Commissioners

Current School - University of Redlands - Master's Degree in G.I.S.

Samantha Myers

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Current School - University of Massachusetts Amherst - Master's Degree in Environmental Conservation

Samara Pyfrom

Host - Patuxent River Park

Current School - University of Maryland Baltimore County

Samuel Dainton

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Tyrah Cobb - Davis

Host - Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources

Current Position - Urban Forestry Coordinator - Americorps

Virginia Parker

Host - Maryland Coastal Bays Program

Current School - University of North Carolina Wilmington - Master's Degree in Environmental Studies and Public Administration

Class of 2019

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 9 Orientation on August 21, 2018 at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland

Alexa Stillwell

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Alexander Kirchof

Host - City of Cumberland

Amy Kochel

Host - Susquehanna Heritage Corps

Current Position - Outdoor Educator - Nature's Classroom Institute

Andrew Jones

Host - Town of Edmonston

Current School - University of Indiana - Master Degree of Public Affairs

Arianna Russo

Host - Maryland Coastal Bays Program

Current Position - Intern - Nature Collective

Bradley Simpson

Host - Audubon Naturalist Society

Current Position - Restoration Fellow - Audubon Naturalist Society

Brianna Fragata

Host - Maryland Coastal Bays Program

Current Position - Conservation and Education Intern - Bald Head Island Conservancy

Brittany Furlong

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Maryland Biological Stream Survey

Cheyenne Sebold

Host - C&O Canal Trust

Current Position - Purchasing Agent - National Parks Service

Connor Liu

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Current Position - Development and Events Coordinator - ShoreRivers

Dominic Serino

Host - Audubon Maryland - DC

Emily Castle

Host - Adkins Arboretum

Current Position - Greenhouse and Propagation Specialist - Mt. Cuba Center

Evan Claggett

Host - Environmental Concern

Current Position - Nursery/Horticulture Assistant - Environmental Concern

Jamie Mancini

Host - Sultana Education Foundation

Current Position - Ropes Course Instructor - Kennolyn Camps

Jay Kinnaman

Host - Maryland Environmental Service

Current Position - Environmental Specialist - Maryland Environmental Service

Jennifer Duvall

Host - Patapsco Heritage Greenway

Current Position - Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps

Justin Gallardo

Host - Uptown Metro Ministry Group

Justin Shapiro

Host - National Wildlife Federation

Kelly Johnson

Host - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Current Position - Biological Intern - St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

Kelly Peaks

Host - University Systems of Maryland: The Environmental Finance Center

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park - Master Degree in Public Policy

Leah Franzluebbers

Host - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Current Position - Technician - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Lucy Heller

Host - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Current Position - Communications and Outreach Coordinator - The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Marissa Sayers

Host - Central Baltimore Partnership

Current School - University of Pennsylvania - Master Degree of Landscape Architecture and City and Regional Planning

Megan Davis

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Biological Stream Survey

Current School - University of Alabama - Master of Science in Biology

Olivia Wisner

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Current Position - Environmental Management Staffer - Chesapeake Research Consortium

Rachel Plescha

Host - ShoreRivers

Current School - Texas A&M University - Master of Science in Public Service and Administration

Shayna Keller

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Field Consultant - Alpha EMC

Tanisha Washington

Host - Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore

Current School - George Mason University - Anthropology

Tom Heffernan

Host - Living Classrooms Foundation

Current Position - Teaching Assistant - Baltimore Lab School

Thomas Urban

Host - Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks

Current Position - Facility Maintenance - Robinson Nature Center

Zoe Maymon

Host - Maryland Department of the Environment

Current School - Clark University - Master Degree of Geography

Class of 2018

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 8 Orientation on August 22, 2017 at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland

Aaron Jackson

Host - Town of Forest Heights

Current School - University of Maryland University College - Business Administration

Blake Steiner

Host - Adkins Arboretum

Current School - University of Arizona - Master of Science in Natural Resources

Caroline Harper

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Water Quality Technician - Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Coalter Hollberg

Host - Anne Arundel County Government

Current Position - Scientist - Apex Companies

Connor Burton

Host - Environmental Concern

Current Position - Restoration Specialist - Environmental Concern

Diamonique Clark

Host - Stevenson University

Current Position - Diversity Workgroup Staffer - Chesapeake Research Consortium

Dionna Bucci

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Meadowside Nature Center

Current Position - Freshwater Ecologist - Fairfax County Government, Stormwater Planning

Eileen McMahon

Host - Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore

Current Position - Mechanical/Controls Engineer - Maida Engineering

Erin Collins

Host - U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Current Position - Contact Station Attendant - Patapsco Valley State Park

Gabriella Graham-Glicksman

Host - Irvine Nature Center

Current Position - Preschool Educator - The Little School

Gabrielle Troutman

Host - Potomac Conservancy

Current Position - Grassroots Coordinator - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Haley Denton

Host - Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy

Current Position - Outreach Coordinator - Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy

Heather Black

Host - Izaak Walton League of America

Current Position - Emergency Management Specialist - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Humon Heidarian

Host - Eco City Farms

Current School - University of Vermont - Master Degree of Public Policy

Jennifer Tam

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources Biological Stream Survey

Current Position - Geographic Information Systems Technician II - KCI Technologies Inc

Jennifer Wall

Host - Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Current School - University of Montana - Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology

Kaitlin Urbanski

Host - Sultana Projects, Inc.

Current School - Master of Marine Affairs- University of Rhode Island

Kelsey Everett

Host - National Park Service

Current Position - Digital Resource Associate - Chesapeake Conservancy

L. Taylor Roswall

Host - American Chestnut Land Trust

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park - Master of Science in Environmental Science and Technology

Leah Nugent

Host - Chesapeake Center for Youth Development

Current Position - Master of Philosophy - Cambridge College

Lilian Schneider

Host - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Current Position - Living Classrooms Foundation

Linn Bumpers

Host - National Wildlife Federation

Current School - Georgetown University - Juris Doctor Candidate in Energy Law

Marcus Glomset

Host - University Systems of Maryland Foundation: The Environmental Finance Center

Current Position - Clean Energy Associate - CleanChoice Energy

Mariah Gansel

Host - Susquehanna Heritage Corp

Current Position - Manager - American Eagle

Maryam El-Amin

Host - City of Greenbelt

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park - Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science and Policy

Morgan Jones

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current Position - Seasonal Island Educator - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Natalie Cohen

Host - Amazing Grace Lutheran Church

Current Position - Environmental Coordinator - Amazing Grace Lutheran Church

Nicole Blanco

Host - Hood College

Current Position - Industrial Hygienist - The Vertex Companies, Inc.

Nora Hamovit

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park

Rachel Ewalt

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Brookside Nature Center

Current Position - Substitute Teacher- Fairfax County Public Schools

Rebecca Murphy

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Community Engagement Manager - ShoreRivers

Samantha Alvey

Host - Environmental Concern

Current Position - Development Associate - Environmental Law Institute

Sara Hughes

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Resource Assessment Service

Current School - Frostburg State University - Master of Education in Interdisciplinary Studies

Shelby Cross

Host - Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Current Position - Natural Resources Technician - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Suzanne Ketcham

Host - Maryland Department of the Environment

Current Position - Stewardship Manager - Lower Shore Land Trust

Thomas Moorman

Host - Patterson Park Audubon Center

Current Position - Agroforestry Volunteer - Peace Corps

Zachary Garmoe

Host - Maryland Coastal Bays Program

Current Position - Environmental Science Technician - Delaware Center for Inland Bays

Class of 2017

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 7 Orientation on August 23, 2016 at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland.

Andrew Veselka

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Current Position - Wilderness Fellow - Society for Wilderness Stewardship

Bernard Devlin

Host - Town of Edmonston

Current Position - Water Resources Intern - Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Bonnie Griesemer

Host - Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources

Current Position - Environmental Health Specialist Trainee - Harford County Health Department

Brandt Dirmeyer

Host - Patapsco Heritage Greenway

Current Position - Crew Leader - Lauren's Gardens

Carley Pouland

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Meadowside Nature Center

Current School - Lewis & Clark College Northwestern School of Law - Juris Doctor Degree

Carolyn Black

Host - National Park Service

Current Position - Interpretation and Partnership Associate - National Park Service

Connor Roessler

Host - City of Greenbelt

Current Position - Watershed Education Specialist - Cacapon Institute

Corrine Griffith

Host - William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Part-time Educator - William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center

Elise Houser

Host - Howard County Conservancy

Current School - Temple University, Beasley School of Law - Juris Doctor Degree

Ellen Woytowitz

Host - U.S. Geological Survey Water Science Center

Current Position - Developer 1 - Catalyte

Haley Schanne

Host - Irvine Nature Center

Current School - College of Charleston - Master's of Environmental Studies & Public Administration

Jaclyn Fisher

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Quality Assurance Associate - Eurofins Agroscience Service

Jacob Leizear

Host - Chesapeake Conservancy

Current Position - Senior Geospatial Analyst - Chesapeake Conservancy

Jason Guy

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Brookside Gardens

Current Position - Outreach Project Coordinator - ICF International

Jeffrey Mattheiss

Host - Hood College Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies

Current Position - Salmon Hatchery - Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association

Judith Rosenberg

Host - Parks & People Foundation

Kathryn O'Hara

Host - Annapolis Maritime Museum

Current Position - Conservation Manager - Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Kathy Thorton

Host - Adkins Arboretum

Current Position - Land Steward - Adkins Arboretum

Keitasha Royal

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Environmental Services Specialist - Elk Valley Rancheria

Kimberly Choi

Host - University Systems of Maryland Foundation: The Environmental Finance Center

Current Position - Communications Associate - Leisure World of Maryland

Kyle Parr

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current School - Anne Arundel Community College - Associate Degree

Kylie Watson

Host - Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc.

Current Position - Environmental Educator - Howard County Conservancy

Lindsey Hughes

Host - ShoreRivers

Malia Pownall

Host - Waterfront Partnership in Baltimore

Current School - Master of Science in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Mary (Rosemary) Jeter

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - AmeriCorps Member - Rural Action

Maya Alexander

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Program Manager/Educator - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Michael Molina

Host - American Chestnut Land Trust, Inc.

Current Position - National Science Foundation (NSF) National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

Nora Jackson

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current Position - Environmental Management Staffer - Chesapeake Research Consortium

Olivia Donachie

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - Co-Owner and Founder - Green Rock Farm

Rachel Denby

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Biological Stream Survey

Current Position - Program Specialist - Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works, Watershed Protection and Restoration

Sam Lee

Host - Maryland Environmental Services

Current Position - Geographic Information Systems Specialist - Maryland Environmental Services

Class of 2016

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 6 Orientation on August 25, 2015 at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland

Alexa White

Host - Patterson Park Audubon Center

Current Position - STEAM Enrichment Tutor - Hampstead Hill Academy

Amy Moore

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Meadowside Nature Center

Current Position - Site Manager/Naturalist - Potomac Valley Audubon Society, Cool Spring Preserve

Andrea van Wyk

Host - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Current Position - Conservation Project Manager - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Andrew Ireland

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Current Position - Senior Associate in Economic Growth - Palladium

Andrew Pizzala

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Current Position - Education Operations Coordinator - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Angela Trenkle

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Technical Writer - BIOQUAL

Angelia Miller

Host - Frederick County Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources

Current Position - Project Manager - Frederick County Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources

Anna Youngk

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Education Coordinator - Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center

Catherine Merbler

Host - Waterfront Partnership in Baltimore

Current Position - Program Manager - Waterfront Partnership in Baltimore

Christopher Davis

Host - United Workers Association

Current Position - Environmental Educator - "E" Inc. Environmental Learning & Action Center

Danielle Staggers

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Park Service

Current Position - Environmental Specialist - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Dorothy Baker

Host - Assateague Coastal Trust

Current School - University of Virginia - Master Degree in Urban & Environmental Planning

Elizabeth Brown

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Environmental Protection Specialist - District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment

Elizabeth Fortson

Host - Blue Water Baltimore

Current Position - Blue Water Baltimore

Emily Harris

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Program Coordinator - Choose Clean Water Coalition

Emily Hinson

Host - William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Regional Outreach Manager - James River Association

Emily Morrow

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - 7th Grade Science Teacher - Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Emma Rice

Host - Maryland Coastal Bays Program

Current School - Pennsylvania State University - PhD Candidate - Ecology

Eric Armstrong

Host - Accokeek Foundation

Current Position - Cellarhand - NW Wine Company

Erin Paine

Host - Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

Current Position - Stormwater Field Consultant - Alpha EMC

Hannah Zinnert

Host - Hood College Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies

Current Position - Project Manager - Patapsco Heritage Greenway

J. Cabell Neterer

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Pope Farm

James Chang

Host - National Park Service

Current School - Montgomery College - Associate Degree in Biology

Jamison Douglas

Host - Parks & People Foundation

Current Position - Administrative Director - Meditation Center

Jessica Love

Host - City of Mount Rainer

Current School - Harvard Graduate School of Design - Master Degree in Landscape Architecture 1

Kellie Rogers

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current Position - Environmental Educator - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Kelly Crabtree

Host - The Green School of Baltimore

Current Position - 5th Grade Teacher - District of Columbia Public Schools

Leah Davis

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services

Current Position - Marine Resources Management Specialist - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Louisa Mclver

Host - Frederick County Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources

Current Position - Recruiting Coordinator - PharmaLogics

Michael Harvey

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission - Brookside Gardens

Current School - Old Dominion University - Bachelor's Degree in Ocean & Earth Science

Natalia Bezerra

Host - Neighborhood Design Center

Current School - University of Edinburgh, College of Art - Master Degree in Fine Art in Art, Space & Nature

Paige Hobaugh

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - Environmental Scientist - Tetra Tech

Patrick Angleton

Host - Elms Environmental Education Center

Current Position - Environmental Educator - Elms Environmental Education Center

Patrick Hixenbaugh

Host - City of Rockville

Current Position - Earth Treks

Renesha Chiles

Host - Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation

Current Position - Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program Staffer - National Park Service

Sarah Giordano

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Arundel Rivers Federation

Stacy Luskin

Host - Neighborhood Design Center

Zachary Flaharty

Host - Susquehanna Heritage Corps

Current Position - Office Manager - Susquehanna Heritage Corps

Class of 2015

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 5 Orientation on August 26, 2014 at Eastport Yacht Club in Annapolis, Maryland

Amelia Marcus

Host - Banner Neighborhoods Community Corp

Current Position - Camp Supervisor - University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Ashley McAvoy

Host - Hood College Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies

Current Position - Soil Conservation Planner - Baltimore County Soil Conservation District

Audrey Pleva

Host - Anacostia Watershed Society

Current Position - Faculty Research Assistant - University of Maryland, College Park

Augusta Maguire

Host - Morgan State university

Current Position - Environmental Specialist - Maryland Environmental Service

Bethany Pugh

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Bachelor of Arts in K-8 Interdisciplinary Studies - Western Governor's University

Christine Burns

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Project Coordinator - Anacostia Riverkeeper

Daniel Foster

Host - The Nature Conservancy

Current School - University of California, Berkeley - PhD in Forest Fire Ecology

Daniel Saltzberg

Host - Frederick County Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources

Current Position - Land Stewardship Specialist / Grants Coordinator - Northern Virginia Conservation Trust

Emily Forinash

Host - William S. Schmift Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Non-Point Source Grant Program Coordinator - Florida Department of Environmental Protection

James Rush

Host - National Park Service

Current Position - Geospatial Analyst - Flight Evolved

Joanne Wingrove

Host - Nanticoke Watershed Alliance

Current Position - Laboratory Technician - Envirocorps Labs

Julia Poust

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current Position - SQF Practioner - John Nagle Company

Kerry Maguire

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Natural Resource Biologist - Maryland DNR Chesapeake Coastal Services

Marlo Atkison

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - Program Coordinator - Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

Maura Duffy

Host - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Current Position - Conservation Project Manager - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Michael Weitekamp

Host - Latin American Youth Center

Current Position - Crew Leader - Latin American Youth Center

Nguyen Le

Host - Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

Current Position - Program Coordinator - Chesapeake Bay Trust

Nicholas Ryugo

Host - University Systems of Maryland Foundation: The Environmental Finance Center

Current Position - Science & Conservation Associate - Bush Heritage Australia

Noelia Schmidt

Host - Maryland National Capital Parks & Planning Commission

Current Position - Natural Resources Specialist - Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, Montgomery County Parks Department

Patrice Matthews

Host - Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability

Current School - McGill University - Master of Science in Geography

Patick Ma

Host - Maryland Forest Service

Current Position - Forest Conservation Coordinator - The Nature Conservancy

Payton Brown

Host - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Current Position - Science Teacher - Anne Arundel Public Schools

Rebecca Sachs

Host - Environmental Concern and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

Current Position - Teacher - Howard County Public Schools

Ryan Gradel

Host - Howard County Conservancy

Current Position - Field Technician - NMP Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Samantha Briggs

Host - Audubon Naturalist Society

Current Position - Clean Water Program Director - Izaak Walton League of America

Shelby Erwin

Host - Pearlstone Center

Current Position - Field Technician - Barger Aridlands Ecology Lab at the University of Colorado in Boulder

Skyla Steele-Fedner

Host - Irvine Nature Center

Current Position - Private Ends Coordinator - Johns Hopkins University

Zoe Rosenblum

Host - Environmental Concern

Current School - Universidad para la Paz - Water Cooperation & Diplomacy

Class of 2014

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 4 Orientation on August 27, 2013 at Annapolis Maritime Museum in Annapolis, MD

Amanda Anastasia

Host - Nanticoke Watershed Alliance

Current Position - Marine Science Technician Third Class- U.S. Coast Guard

Candice Meade

Host - Annapolis Maritime Museum

Current Position - Program & Administrative Coordinator - Institute for Conservation Leadership

Caroline Rodriguez

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Graduate Fellow - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Center for Coastal & Marine Ecosystems

Chase Bergeson

Host - Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy

Current School - North Carolina State University - Master of Science in Natural Resources / Restoration Ecology

Christopher Hirsch

Host - Blue Water Baltimore

Current Position - Environmental Scientist - Neponset River Watershed Association

Elizabeth Fulcher

Host - Audubon Naturalist Society

Current Position - Elementary School Teacher - Mounds View Public Schools

Elliot Weidow

Host - Baltimore County DEPS

Current Position - Director of Community Greening - Midtown Community Benefits District

Emily Starnes

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - Environmental Specialist - Stantec

Jennifer Lee Freebery

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Conservation Planner - Kent Soil & Water Conservation District

Jullie Drutz

Host - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Current Position - Public Engagement Program Specialist - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Magdalena Tagliaferro

Host - Baltimore Communtity Toolbank

Current Position - Program Officer - Maryland Governor's Office of Service & Volunteerism

Marion Clement

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Current Job - Wildlife Biologist - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Max Ruehrmund IV

Host - Hood College Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies

Current Position - Physical Scientist - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Michael Frederick

Host - Echo Hill Outdoor School

Current Position - Independent Contractor - Bella Bagno, Inc.

Michelle Schmidt

Host - Lower Shore Land Trust

Current Position - Watershed Coordinator - Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

Philip Gross

Host - American Chestnut Land Trust

Current Position - Infantrymen - U.S. Army

Rebecca Long

Host - Potomac Conservancy

Current Position - Digital Engagement and Social Media Manager - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Ricardo Ledbetter

Host - William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Program

Current Position - Camp Counselor - Patuxent Elementary School

Samuel Hartman

Host - West/Rhode Riverkeeper

Seyi Adebayo

Host - Dundalk Renaissance Corportation

Shanita Brown

Host - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Current Position - Manager of Communications, Community Relief - American Forests

Stephanie Fong

Host - Watershed Stewardship

Current School - Rutgers University - PhD in Plant Breeding and Genomics

Suzanne Sullivan

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Director of Education - ShoreRivers

Virginia Vassalotti

Host - Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

Current Position - Program Coordinator - Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Class of 2013

The Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 3 Orientation took place on August 22, 2012 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum in Annapolis, Maryland

Alexis Bryant

Host - Clozynergy

Current Position - Administrative Support Associate - Oak Ridge Associated Universities a contractor for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Amanda Pinzon

Host - CASA de Maryland

Current School - Loyola University Maryland- Master of Arts in Teaching

Ann DeSanctis

Host - Anacostia Watershed Society

Current Position - Planner III, Land Use Review - City of Austin, Development Services Department

Christine Kittle

Host - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Current Position - Fisheries Biologist - Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Ellie Bassett

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Miles-Wye Riverkeeper - ShoreRivers

Emily Stransky

Host - Eden Mill Nature Center

Current Position - Program Officer - Chesapeake Bay Trust

Emily Thrope

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources -Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Current Position - Graduate Research Assistant in Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Heather Jentilet

Host - Alliance for the Cheapeake Bay

Current Position - Shift Supervisor - EarthTreks Climbing Center

James Traynham

Host - Reservior Hill Improvement Council

Current Position - Customer Service - Allcar Leasing

Jennifer Kunze

Host - Amazing Grace Lutheran Church

Current Position - Maryland Program Manager - Clean Water Action

Karen Calvitt

Host - Rock Creek Conservancy

Current Position - Project Manager - U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Katelyn Geiger

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Kendra Shillenn

Host - Annapolis Maritime Museum

Current Position - Environmental Educator - Robinson Nature Center

Kiri Brenner

Host - Montgomery County Public Schools

Current Position - Substitute Teacher - Aurora Public Schools

Latisha Bordley

Host - Environmental Concern

Current Position - Guidance Counselor - University of Maryland Baltimore

Lien Vu

Host - Potomac Conservancy

Current Position - Environmental Specialist - Maryland Environmental Service

Lisa DeGuire

Host - Blue Water Baltimore

Current School - University of Minnesota Duluth - Master of Science in Water Resources Science

Matthew Felperin

Host - Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

Current Position - Roving Naturalist - NOVA Parks

Raymond McClain

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current Position - Biological Science Technician - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service

Rich Lefebure

Host - Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainablility

Current Position - Environmental Scientist - RK&K

Sophie McCarthy

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Operations Coordinator - Lake James Environmental Association

Stephanie Pully

Host - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Current Position - Maryland Master Gardener Coordinator - University of Maryland Extension

Tim Rosen

Host - ShoreRivers

Current Position - Director of Agriculture & Restoration - ShoreRivers

Tyler Walston

Host - Nanticoke Watershed Alliance

Current Position - Environmental Planner - Wicomico County Dept of Planning, Zoning & Community Development District

William Saffell

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Environmental Scientist - Environmental Systems Analysis, Inc.

Zuzana Culakova

Host - Echo Hill Outdoor School

Current School - University of Washington

Class of 2012

The Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 2 Orientation took place on August 29, 2011 at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center.

Allison Rich

Host - Baltimore City Public Schools

Current Position - Director - Earth Ethics Institute

Braeden Bumpers

Host - Rock Creek Conservancy

Current Position - Co-Founder - McClintock Distilling

Carol Wong

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Water Resources Engineer - Center for Watershed Protection

Concetta Gibson

Host - Calvert Marine Museum/CHesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society (CHEARS)

Current Position - Volunteer and Education Coordinator - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Dietrich Epp-Schmidt

Host - EcoCity Farms

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park - PhD in Agroecology & Sustainability

Erin Bowman

Host - Reservior Hill Improvement Council

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park - Master of Science in Counseling Psychology

Ileana Freytes-Ortiz

Host - Casa de Maryland

Current Position - Data Analyst - Rakuten Marketing

James Phillips

Host - Anacostia Watershed Society

Current Position - Language Arts Teacher - Albuquerque Public Schools

Joseph Ports

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works

Kristin Buter Bourgeois

Host - Phillips Wharf Education Center

Current Position - 7th/8th Grade Science Teacher - Monteleone Junior High School

Kosoko Jackson

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Senior Account Executive - BerlinRosen

Laura Cattell Noll

Host - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Current Position - Local Leadership Workgroup Coordinator - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Lea Rubin

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current School - University of Maryland, College Park - Master of Science in Marine-Estuarine Environmental Science

Nicole Luttrell

Host - Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources

Current Position - Co-Owner - Wild Song Farm

Patrick Bond

Host - Parks & People Foundation

Current Position - High School Science Teacher - Brighton Central School District

Racheal Patrice

Host - Habitat for Humanity Choptank

Current Position - Instructor's Assistant - North Dorchester Middle School

Stacy Bond Tozaki

Host - Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education

Current Position - Sports Complex Supervisor - Anne Arundel County Recreation & Parks

Stephanie Fischer

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Current School - Western Washington University - Master of Science in Secondary Education of Science

Taren Evans

Host - American Chestunut Land Trust

Current Position - Environmental Justice Manager - Coalition of Communities of Color

Welsey Tse

Host - Eastern Shore Land Conservancy

Current Position - GIS Specialist - Epsilon Associates

Zoe Unruh

Host - Montgomery County Public Schools

Current Position - Nursing - Montana State University

Class of 2011

The Chesapeake Conservation Corps Year 1 Orientation took place on November 15, 2010 at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center.

Amy Dewan

Host - Pakrs & People Foundation

Current Position - Case Manager - CoveyLaw

Ari Engelberg

Host - Hands on Frederick

Current Position - Implementation Project Officer - Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Bill Mahoney

Host - Maryland Coatal Bays Program

Current Position - Sustainability Project Manager - Howard County Dept of Zoning & Planning & Sustainability

Carmera Thomas-Wilhite

Host - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Current Position - Baltimore Program Manager - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Catherine Krikstan

Host - Accokeek Foundation

Current Position - Communications & Outreach Specialist - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fisheries

Colleen Higgins

Host - Alice Ferguson Foundation

Current Position - Software Engineer - Slalom

Elliott Wrights

Host - Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Civic Justice Corps

Jennifer Carr

Host - Arundel Rivers Federation

Current Position - Director of Grants & Operations - Arundel Rivers Federation

Katie Beechem

Host - Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability

Current Position - Climbing Arborist - The Davey Tree Expert Company

Lisa Baird

Host - Nanticoke Watershed Alliance

Current Position - Communications Specialist - StreamLink

Lori Baranoff

Host - Anacostia Watershed Society

Current Position - Content Marketing Specialist - Mindgrub Technologies

Maria Harwood

Host - National Aquarium in Baltimore

Current Position - Urban Conservation Specialist - Northern Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District

Maurie Kathan

Host - Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education

Current Position - Data Scientist - MITRE

Megan Lambert

Host - Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Current Position - Elementary School Teacher - Howard County Public Schools

Megan McCubbin

Host - Reservoir Hill Improvement Council

Tyler Harshman

Host - Frederick County Office of Environment & Sustainability

Current Position - Stock Manager - The North Face

Alumni Association Contact
Joe Toolan
Outreach and Education Program Coordinator
jtoolan@cbtrust.org
(410) 974-2941 x116

Program Contact
Tara Drennan
Senior Program Officer
tdrennan@cbtrust.org
(410) 974-2941 x102