The Alliance Board:
Emily Carreiro (Interim President/Secretary) South Kent School South Kent, Connecticut
Emily Carreiro is a long time Environmental Educator throughout New England, having served on EE boards in both Massachusetts, Connecticut, and at the regional level. She is currently teaching Ecology, Environmental Science, Project WILD, and Knitting at the South Kent School. In her sparse spare time, Emily loves spending time outside and writing.
Linda Woodard Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center Cape Porpoise, Maine
Linda is the Director of the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center in Scarborough Maine. She also runs educator professional development workshops and is a facilitator for Projects WILD, WET and Learning Tree. Linda is a lead educator for Maine Audubon. She has been working in Environmental Education for over 30 years. She is on the board of the Maine Environmental Education Association, Project Learning Tree and Maine Outdoor Coalition. She has a Masters in Instructional Leadership from the University of Maine and holds a K-12 teaching certificate in Maine. Linda is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Maine in the Environmental Studies and Policy Department.
Colleen Kelley Hitchcock Center for the Environment Amherst, MA
Colleen is the Education Director at the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is an experienced and creative educator with over 35 years of science and environmental education experience ranging from Pre-school to university level teaching.
Audrey Eisenhauer Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Holderness, New Hampshire
Audrey is the Education Director at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, NH. She has a BS in Wildlife Biology from Humboldt State University in CA, a MS in Natural Resource and Environmental Education from Utah State University, and a MEd in Elementary Education from Plymouth State University. She has worked for over 20 years in the field of environmental education helping learners of all ages to develop a connection to the natural world. She currently serves as Treasurer for New Hampshire Environmental Educators.
Susan M. Cox US Forest Service Durham, New Hampshire
Susan is the Conservation Education Coordinator for the Northeastern Area of the USDA Forest Service encompassing 20 states. Her work is focused on educator professional development about forests and forest related topics in collaboration with several partners. She is a past president of New Hampshire Environmental Educators and is currently serving a second term on the NHEE board. Susan holds a Masters in Adult and Occupational Education from the University of New Hampshire and a BS in Forest Resources Management from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Previous to her position in conservation education, she was a forest health specialist for 17 years.
Coleen O'Connell (Vice President) Lesley University Hartland, Vermont
Coleen is now retired from teaching after 34 years at Lesley University. In the past twenty years she has directed and taught the Ecological Teaching and Learning MS Program. She was Maine's Informal Educator of the year in 2013.