Gail has a B.S. degree in Physical Education from Towson University and a M.S. degree in Outdoor Education from Northern Illinois University. She has been leading environmental education organizations and developing raptor education programs for over 30 years. Gail joined Piedmont Wildlife Center in March 2005. You can contact Gail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah is a lifelong nature mentor who has a passion for natural history and community design. She has a degree in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Education from Warren Wilson College. She joined Piedmont Wildlife Center in the spring of 2008. She has also served as Lead Teacher and Program Director at Schoolhouse of Wonder, an Advisor for Picard Mountain Eco Institute and an Affiliate of Art of Mentoring International. Sarah received the 2012 North Carolina Environmental Educator of the Year award from NCEE. You can contact Sarah at email@example.com
Karen grew up in Chapel Hill spending much of her life outside immersed in nature. She has spent many years along the southeast coast and in the tropics studying the varying ecosystems. For more than ten years, she has been working in Environmental Education. She has a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She joined Piedmont Wildlife Center in May of 2012. You can contact Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara Marschhauser Steffen– Conservation Coordinator
Sara is our Conservation Coordinator. Sara grew up in Apex, North Carolina and loved the natural world from an early age. She attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she received a B.A. in Psychology, and went on to complete her Master’s from North Carolina State University in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology where she studied Loggerhead sea turtles on the NC coast. Since graduate school, she obtained her NC environmental educators certification. She joined Piedmont Wildlife Center in the summer of 2011. You can contact Sara at email@example.com
Board of DirectorsKevin Wojcikewych (President) Kevin joined the board in March 2014 and is Senior Director & Global Head of Business Optimization at Novella Clinical, a Quintiles Company. Kevin lives in Cary with his wife, Susie, and their sons, Adam, Andrew and Ryan. firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Campbell, PhD (Vice President) Jenny joined the board in June 2009 and is a biology professor at NC State University. Jenny lives in Durham with her husband, Don, and their son Nate. email@example.com Derek Sanger (Secretary/Treasurer) Derek joined the board in April 2014 and is the Director of Product Management at Fidelity Stock Plan Services. Derek lives in Durham with his wife, Sam, and their daughter Elly. firstname.lastname@example.org
Martha Wewer joined the board in March of 2016 and is a Privacy Officer for RTI International. Martha lives in Holly Springs with her husband, Tim, and two children.
We are always looking for new board members who can help us to fulfill our mission and expand programs and conservation projects to new audiences. If you are interested in joining our volunteer board, please complete our board application and we will be in touch with you to schedule a tour and meeting to discuss your interest.
We are extremely grateful to the loyal volunteers and interns that make such a difference at PWC.
Dedicated Volunteers include:
Dave Schell — Maintenance & Construction Team Leader
Darryl Spancake – Administrative Team
Celeste McKnight, Matt Jenkins, Jane Clarke, Elizabeth de Jongh, Adam Prince, Mariah Souder, Nicole Archuleta, Lilith Davis, Kristin Frew, Christon Wiles — Raptor Team
Laura Gilliom, Kerry Sharp, Chailey Labajetta, Denea Labajetta, Steven Marinero,Janah Wilkerson, Claire Korzen, Jace Hall-Stanger, Kate Morley — Animal Care Team
Fran Wilson, Jenny Campbell, Anastasia Figuresky, Dan Jones, Kristen Bagley, Patricia Mey — WildNet
If you are interested in volunteering with us, please check out our volunteer page.