Staff and Board of Directors


Executive Director

The Ivy Creek Foundation is currently searching for an executive director. Email can be directed to


Bruce Gatling-Austin

Education Coordinator

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 is a Certified Interpretive Guide and a Certified Interpretive Trainer. Contact Bruce at or

Board of Directors, 2016-2017

President: Marilyn Smith
Vice-President: John Edelen
Treasurer: Phil Stokes
Secretary: Diana Foster
At Large: Liz Sargent
Past-President: George Barlow II

Alice Cannon
Gus Colom
Rochelle Garwood
David Hannah
Tana Herndon
Mary Spear
Steve Thompson
Lorna Werntz