Trish Carothers - Executive Director
Trish works closely with the Board of Directors to develop education and outreach programs that build support for Greenway projects and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of the Susquehanna Greenway. She is also responsible for coordinating program plans and development programs. She is a conservationist and outdoor enthusiast. Previously she was the Membership Coordinator for the Lowcountry Open Land Trust, in Charleston, SC where she managed the membership program, annual appeal, donor database, website, electronic newsletter, annual report and planned giving programs. She has experience in financial sales and marketing communications. Trish earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Agricultural Business Management from the University of Delaware and master’s degree in Extension Education from Penn State. Trish can be reached at 570-522-7259 or tcarothers@SusquehannaGreenway.org.
Corey BeVier - Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
Corey joined SGP in 2016 as the Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator. She has a B.S in Outdoor Education with a minor in psychology from Georgia College & State University. She has been working professionally in the outdoor industry since 2009 and has experience instructing and training in a broad range of activity-specific skills, including backpacking, kayaking, rock climbing, group development, and wilderness medicine. She recently pursued her interest in backcountry medical care gaining her Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and National Registry EMT-B certifications in 2015. Corey currently is a practicing wilderness medical instructor for Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO) Wilderness Medical Schools in her spare time. Through her work in outdoor programing Corey has had the privilege of utilizing numerous greenways and blueways across the country and abroad in Australia. She knows firsthand the power that these resources hold for the community and is excited to bring her background to the partnership and continue to build upon its work of community involvement and regional greenway efforts. Corey can be reached at 570-522-7244 or at email@example.com
Michele Richards - Development Associate
Michele joined SGP in 2015 and holds a B.S. in Conservation Biology from Juniata College. Michele has dedicated her career to natural resource conservation and education working for nonprofit and government organizations. She initiated Pennsylvania Master Naturalist in 2007 as well as co-founded the PA Institute for Conservation Education in 2002 where she served as the Executive Director for ten years. In subsequent years, she managed educational and service-based programs for such groups as Penn State Extension, American Wilderness Leadership School, Girl Scouts, Dauphin County Conservation District, and State Parks. A majority of her career has been spent directing field-based natural science programs and raising funds to sustain these initiatives. She has extensive background in nonprofit management, fundraising and development. She lives in Elysburg and enjoys any activity that gets her outdoors and spending time with her children. Michele can be reached at 570-522-7339 or mrichards@SusquehannaGreenway.org.
Zachary Newby - AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Program Assistant
Eve Steransky - AmeriCorps River Towns Program Assistant