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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Tina Nail - Business Administrative Assistant
Tina Nail joined SGP in 2016 as the business administrative assistant. Tina brings with her 20 years of management experience and 18 years of being in business for
herself. Much like her diverse experiences as a child of a military family, she has managed businesses in a variety of environments including tax preparation, a developmental daycare, home health, wine import, and most
recently as the business manager for Sunbury’s Revitalization, Inc. Tina’s resume as a volunteer is as varied as her professional one. While supporting American service personnel and animal rescue are the issues dearest to her heart, she has also worked on a crisis hotline, managed a pregnancy care center, and a children’s carnival benefiting the American Cancer Society. Tina can be reached at 570-522-7246 or email@example.com
Zachary (Zack) Newby Jr. - AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Program Assistant
Zack joined SGP in 2016 as the AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Program Assistant. Zack graduated from Susquehanna University (SU) in the spring of 2016 with a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. During his time at SU, Zack worked as the Marketing and Promotions Coordinator for the Johnson Center for Civic Engagement and was involved with various public relations groups and associations including PRSSA. In 2015, Zack interned as a Progressive Business Publications Intern in York, PA where he helped sell online business publications. In his spare time, Zack works as the Program Director for the local Selinsgrove school district where he will help run a fall/winter intermediate basketball league for kids in 3rd-6th grades. Originally from York, Pennsylvania, Zack has recently relocated back to the Selinsgrove area. During his year of service, Zack hopes to learn more about the non-profit industry while contributing to mission and vision of the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership. Zack can be reached at 570-522-7275 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eve Steransky - AmeriCorps River Towns Program Assistant
Eve joined the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership in 2016 as the AmeriCorps River Towns Program Assistant. Eve graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a B.A. in Environmental Planning and a minor in Sociology. While getting her degree, Eve worked with Bloomsburg University’s outdoor recreation program, Quest, as a backpacking and teambuilding instructor, and camp counselor. In 2013, Eve interned at the Montour Preserve where she presented public and school programs, and facilitated Act 48 continuing professional education hours for teachers. Eve worked in Glacier National Park as a student volunteer in 2012 where she helped to establish a database for the Going-To-The-Sun-Road Corridor Management Plan, and conducted her own trail perception research in 2014. Eve has a passion for the environment and conservation, and looks forward to contributing to the mission of the Greenway during her service as an AmeriCorps. Eve can be reached at 570-522-7279 or at email@example.com.