Kevin Wernet

Kevin Wernet - Executive Director

Robin Carey

Robin Carey - Director of Development

Whitney Beaird

Whitney Beaird - Youth Program Coordinator & Camp Director

Allie Shigley

Allie Shigley - Community Program & Team Building Coordinator

Patrick Reichel

Patrick Reichel - Naturalist & Guest Services

Kevin Feldpausch

Kevin Feldpausch - Groundskeeper (Volunteer)

Sally Austin

Sally Austin - Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Kevin Goodwin

Kevin Goodwin - Chair

Executive Committee / Fund Development Committee

Kevin is an Aquatic Biology Specialist for Michigan's Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy where he has worked monitoring and reporting on water quality in streams, inland lakes, wetlands, and the Great Lakes around the state for over 20 years. Michigan's water resources are unparalleled and he feels fortunate to have a role in their protection. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, hunting, mountain biking, and spending time outside (or inside) with his family.

Melissa Phipps

Melissa Phipps - Vice Chair

Executive Committee / Grounds & Facilities Committee

Melissa is employed by General Motors as a Sustainable Materials Engineer, where she works to increase circularity and decrease the carbon footprint of GM vehicles. Melissa graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Masters of Science in Sustainable Management, and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor sports, reading and knitting.

Jason Wilkinson

Jason Wilkinson - Treasurer

Executive Committee / Finance Committee

Jason works for the State of Michigan and is also an officer in the Navy Reserve. His family loves to stay connected with Woldumar, which is literally in their backyard.

Randy Flick

Randy Flick - Secretary

Public Relations Committee

Randy is an award winning Digital Media Producer at Cheeney Media Concepts in Lansing MI. With 19 years of experience, Randy has specialized in project management, producing/directing, live and studio videography, photography, live-streaming, and editing and has produced content for organizations such as ABC, NBC, PBS, Michigan Department of Education, and Michigan State University. In his free time, he enjoys reading and collecting Marvel comics.

Judy Gigante

Judy Gigante - Board Member & Volunteer Coordinator

Grounds & Facilities Committee, Fund Development Committee, DEI Committee

Judy is a graduate of MSU & retired from Electronic Data Systems in 2003 after 18 years. She has been an active volunteer at Woldumar in various capacities since 2005. Currently volunteering as Volunteer Coordinator and an active member of Woldumar's Grounds and Facilities Committee. In her spare time she golfs, travels and spends time with her grandchildren.

Mary Louks

Mary Louks - Board Member

DEI Committee

Mary has over a decade of non-profit experience, specializing in events, marketing and engagement, and DEI, working for the Nature Conservancy since 2014, spending her days creating programs both on and off the screen that inspire major gifts, increase access to nature, and build community relations. Mary is a graduate of Western Michigan University. She enjoys being“Mom” to her elementary-aged daughter, getting lost in a good book, skiing, and making greeting cards.

Alaina Nelson

Alaina Nelson - Board Member

Grounds & Facilities Committee

Alaina Nelson is an associate attorney at Foster Swift Collins & Smith and practices in Trusts & Estates. Alaina lives in Lansing with her husband and dog. In her free time, Alaina enjoys kayaking and looking after her house plants.

Zachary Behler

Zachary Behler - Board Member

Executive Committee / Public Relations Committee

Zachary Behler is an Assistant General Counsel at Michigan State University where he practices in the areas of intellectual property law, technology transfer, and litigation. Zachary received bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and International Relations from Michigan State University with high honors in 2003 and his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2006 where he was admitted to the Order of the Coif. He is a member of both Michigan and Wisconsin State Bar.

Stephaney Guild

Stephaney Guild - Board Member

Finance Committee / DEI Committee

Stephaney first discovered Woldumar as a Fisheries and Wildlife Management student at MSU. A few years later she was hired to head up Woldumar's Project GREEN, a collaborative effort between Woldumar and General Motors to bring water quality education to area students. Stephaney currently lives in Lansing and works as a bookkeeper for the Meridian Township Treasurer.

Ann Hasen

Ann Hasen - Board Member

Finance Committee

Ann Hasen worked for several years as a controller in the banking industry before accepting a position at MSU, her alma mater, as an AP auditor for the University Procurement and Logistics Department. She lives in Lansing with her husband and two cats. In her free time she enjoys being outside, running, biking or simply walking through the woods listening to the birds.

Julie Pfeifle

Julie Pfeifle - Board Member

Finance Committee

Julie is a tax partner with Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC. She has over 17 years of accounting experience and works with a number of non-profit organizations. In her free-time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending sporting events, and travelling.

Chris Gillett

Chris Gillett - Board Member

Fund Development Committee