Board of Directors


Simon M. Solomon
Executive Director
Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resource Management and Recreation & Leisure Studies from SUNY Brockport.

Jessica Moquin
Fundraising & Marketing
Bachelor’s degree from the Crane School of Music and a Master of Science from SUNY Potsdam’s School of Education.

Sarah Freedman
Environmental Educator
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Education from SUNY ESF.

Jenni Larchar
Children’s Program Coordinator
studied Music Therapy at Baldwin-Wallace College. Ms. Larchar has been leading stories and songs with children and adults for 20 years.

Darcy, Aquatic Ambassador, is an alum from the UMCC Terrapins. When he’s not actively defending clean water for all, he can be found leading yoga classes in the Visitor Center.

Siracha, Forest Philanthropist, got her associates in forestry at SUNY-ESF. She enjoys longs slithers, tasty mice, and sharing a little bit of woodland beauty with everyone she meets.

Board of Directors

President: Adam Schoonmaker
Vice President: Sharon Pelosi
Secretary: Daniel Auwarter
Treasurer: T.J. Moorehead
Emeritus: Thurston Packer


D. Lukas Brown
Dianna Daugherty
Eric Diefenbacher
Constance Hasko
Marsha Guzewich


Paul Lepore
John Pumilio
Chris Rossi
Carol Smith
Owen Tallman
Fred von Mechow