Meet the Team

About Beaver Creek Reserve

Home to over 400 acres of diverse habitats, the Wise Nature Center, Citizen Science Center, Hobb's Observatory, seasonal Butterfly House, and much more, Beaver Creek Reserve has many hands that help make it the beautiful nature reserve we all know it as today. Meet out staff and board members responsible for our daily operations.

Key Nature Reserve Staff

The BCR Friends

The Friends of BCR are led by an elected board of directors. This group oversees the operation and helps define the future of the Reserve.

Board of Directors:

  • John Kleven – President Christopher Gierhart – Vice President
  • Mark Wise – Treasurer Jamie Kane – Secretary
  • Troy Anderson Heather DeLuka
  • Warren Gallagher Tami Schraufnagel
  • Kim Yoder


The BCR Endowment Committee

Manages and grows the Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve Endowment Fund. The fund is essential to the long-term care and financial security of Beaver Creek. Each year, our Endowment Committee conducts a campaign drive in the fall.

Committee Members:

  • Jim Murray – Chair Martin Voss – Vice Chair
  • Denny Shea – Treasurer Rick Koziel
  • Dan Mittag