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519 East Sheridan Street, PO Box 609 • Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521 • (715) 479-6456 

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Meet The Staff at Trees For Tomorrow

Administration

A memorable educational experience depends on a dedicated and experienced staff.

Education

Maintenance & Hospitality

Environmental Education Mgr.

Kim Feller

Environmental Educator

Todd Starling

Asst. Environmental Ed. Mgr.

Jenny Sadak

Environmental Educator

Bethany Heft

Environmental Educator

Shelly Rudnick-Peterson

Environmental Educator

Katie Bollini

Environmental Educator

Pronouns: she/her

Jane Feely

Red Tail Hawk, Educator

Apollo

Box Turtle, Educator

Sheldon

Ball Pythons, Educators

Greta & Google

Executive Director

Cheryl Todea

Office Manager

Juli Welnetz

Operations Manager

Mandy Gingerich

Marketing Director

Diane Gunderson

Administrative Assistant

Chris Lamon

Maintenance Manager

Bill McCallum

Hospitality Assistant

Tom Thompson

Kim Jovanovic

Hospitality Assistant

Bruce Cary

Hospitality Assistant

Hospitality Assistant

Jean Grafwallner

Tony Morabito

Pronouns: she/her

Pronouns: she/her

Hospitality Assistant

Pronouns: she/her

Are you looking to add a festive holiday flair to your home, or make a handmade gift for others? Let us help you get crafty this holiday season by showing you how you can make your own sustainable holiday wreath! We'll teach you the basics of tree ID, then show you how to create your own evergreen wreath! You'll leave class with a beautiful wreath, and everything you need to make wreaths for years to come! -


***Please Note:*** *Children must be pre-registered and accompanied by paying adult.*

Hospitality Manager

Melissa McFaul

The hospitality and maintenance staff are the unsung heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure TFT operates smoothly and provides a welcoming environment for students and guests. They are responsible for maintaining the infrastructure and ensuring that facilities are clean and safe. They also play a crucial role in making guests feel comfortable and at home during their visit, whether it's through friendly interactions or accommodating special requests. Their commitment to TFT's mission is evident in their ability to create a warm and inviting atmosphere that enhances the overall educational experience. 

The hospitality and maintenance staff of an environmental education center are the unsung heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that the center operates smoothly and provides a welcoming environment for visitors and learners. These dedicated individuals are responsible for maintaining the infrastructure, ensuring that facilities are clean and safe, and addressing any issues that may arise. They also play a crucial role in making guests feel comfortable and at home during their visit, whether it's through friendly interactions, accommodating special requests, or managing reservations and logistics. The hospitality and maintenance staff's commitment to the center's mission is evident in their meticulous attention to detail and their ability to create a warm and inviting atmosphere that enhances the overall educational experience. Their contributions are instrumental in ensuring that the center remains a place of inspiration and learning for all who come through its doors.






Professional educators play a pivotal role in the success of TFT, ensuring that learners of all ages receive high-quality, engaging, and informative experiences. TFT's educators bring a wealth of expertise and experience with degrees in fields such as environmental science, biology, or education. Their deep knowledge of ecological systems, sustainability, and environmental issues equips them to convey complex concepts in accessible and engaging ways. Additionally, their passion for the natural world and commitment to fostering a love for the environment among students make them invaluable assets in connecting people with the wonders of the natural world. Whether leading field trips, conducting workshops, or developing curriculum, professional educators at environmental education centers inspire and empower the next generation of environmental stewards.

Professional educators play a pivotal role in the success of environmental education centers, ensuring that learners of all ages receive high-quality, engaging, and informative experiences. These educators bring a wealth of expertise and experience to these centers, often possessing advanced degrees in fields such as environmental science, biology, or education. Their deep knowledge of ecological systems, sustainability, and environmental issues equips them to convey complex concepts in accessible and engaging ways. Additionally, their passion for the natural world and commitment to fostering a love for the environment among students make them invaluable assets in connecting people with the wonders of the natural world. Whether leading field trips, conducting workshops, or developing curriculum, professional educators at environmental education centers inspire and empower the next generation of environmental stewards.

The administrative staff serve as the backbone of the institution, providing essential support that enables TFT's educational and operational activities to run smoothly. They handle a wide range of tasks, from managing finances, coordinating schedules, and organizing events, to communicating with partner organizations and overseeing the center's administrative processes. Their organizational skills, attention to detail, and commitment to TFT's mission ensure that everything behind the scenes runs efficiently, allowing the educators, hospitality, and maintenance staff to focus on their core responsibilities. In essence, the administrative staff are vital in the overall success of TFT, helping it achieve its educational goals and maintain a strong and functional presence in the community.