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Staff

Blandford Nature Center is more than just a beautiful place to visit. The expertise of our staff makes it a fun, lively, and active educational environment.

We are passionate about introducing you and your family to the outdoors.  Our team is ready to help you explore everything from ecology and farming to community gardening and wildlife.

Jason Meyer  President-CEO

jason@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 120

Katie VanDoeselaar • Director of Operations

katie@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 105

Jaime Dobson • Bookkeeper

jaime@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 122

Julie Batty • Land Stewardship Manager

julie@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 124

Taylor Cook • Maintenance Technician

taylor@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 123

Barb Stone • Custodian

barb@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240

Jennifer Brown • Director of Programs & Services

jennifer@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 108

Renee Baker • Community Program Manager

renee@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 111

Diana Klein • Program Manager

diana@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 102

Katelyn Nettler • Volunteer & Outreach Manager

katelyn@blandfordnaturecenter.org

volunteer@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 104

Aaron Snippe • Farm Manager

aaron@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 115

Liz Visser • Farm Associate & Educator

liz@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 115

Lori Lomoro • Wildlife Educator & Caretaker

lomoro@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 101

Kristin Tindall • Master Naturalist

katindall@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 113

Sarah Chertos • Environmental Educator

sarah@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 114

Frankie Paladino • Environmental Educator

frankie@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 110

Allyson Arndt • Environmental Educator

allyson@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240

Heather Lewis • Environmental Educator

heather@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240

Kaitie Janecke-Soltesz • Environmental Educator

janeckek@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240

Sue Van Dame • Visitor Services Associate

sue@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 118

Becca Stewart • Visitor Services Associate

becca@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 118

Kalie Pathius • Visitor Services Associate

kalie@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 118

Corey Turner • Director of Development

corey@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 106

Kiley Zaplitny • Membership & Event Manager

kiley@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 109

Antonio Bailey • Marketing & Communications Manager

antonio@blandfordnaturecenter.org

social@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 121

Kathleen Scaglione-Davis • Development Associate

kathleen@blandfordnaturecenter.org

616-735-6240 ext. 107