Howell Nature Center Staff

We call ourselves “Team Nature” – working together as “One Howell Nature Center” and 100% dedicated to providing a safe, fun and educational experience for all.


John “JC” Carlson

Chief Executive Officer

Camp and Nature Programming

Maggie Mitchell

Director of Camp and Nature Programs

Shane Lewandowski

Manager of Camp and Nature Programs


Laura Butler

Director of Wildlife & Education

Evin Luehr

Evin Luehr

Manager of Wildlife & Education

Community Engagement 

Patty Rudd

Director of Community Engagement


Dave Tolfree

Director of Operations and Hospitality


Ashley Dunn

Coordinator of Adventure Education & Program Scheduling