Agriculture, Natural Resources, Energy, 4-H Youth Development, Gardening, Family, Food & Health, Administration, Farm to Institution
Current Role: Elizabeth is the newest member of the CCE Essex team, beginning her tenure as Executive Director in June 2022.
Background: Elizabeth has a BA in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University, a Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership from the LBJ School of Government at UT Austin, and an MS in Environmental Science from SUNY Plattsburgh. She has over 30 years of experience delivering outdoor environmental education and youth development programs while owning a business as a NYS Outdoor Guide and leading non-profit organizations. Among many continuing education credits, Elizabeth is a Master Gardener, Master Composter and a National Geographic Educator. She comes to CCE Essex after serving as Director of Education at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum where she led educators working to protect and share the natural and cultural history of the Lake Champlain watershed. Elizabeth currently serves as a Board member of the Northern Forest Atlas Foundation and the Whallonsburg Grange Lyceum Committee. After hours Elizabeth is outside on the water, in the woods or in the garden keeping physically active and studying the natural world.