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

Marie Skladd

Director of Community Engagement

Marcy Miller

Business Manager


Jason Breneman

Adventure Education Coordinator

Emily Grant

Education & Day Camp Coordinator

Ryan Grant

Program & Overnight Camp Coordinator

Elizabeth ”Lizzy” Teachout

Community Engagement Coordinator


Laura Butler

Director of Wildlife & Education

Beth Baumgartner

Wildlife Education Coordinator

Heather Cole

Wildlife Clinic Coordinator

Katelyn Lewis

Wildlife Park Coordinator