Our Executive Director is Tatyanna Patten. Prior to joining Ivy Creek, she was the Policy & Development Director at Public Policy Virginia, and a bioenergy & conservation consultant for Conserv. Ms. Patten has over a decade of experience managing environmental non-profits in Central Virginia. A co-founder of the Charlottesville Earth Week festival and former President of Rivanna Conservation Society, her background spans both board and staff sides of non-profit organization, with experience and training in advocacy, event-planning, public outreach, administration, and development. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Our Education Coordinator is Bruce Gatling-Austin and he can be reached at programs at ivycreekfoundation.org. In this role, Bruce is responsible for our school and public programs, expanding our ability to serve the nature education needs of citizens, young and old. Bruce, a former Ivy Creek guide, comes to us with many years of experience in adult and elementary school education. Look for Bruce, a tall fellow with a hat and a welcoming smile, at many of our scheduled walks and events. Bruce maintains the new facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Ivycreekfoundation.