About Us


Marci Mowery  | President

A former high school educator, Marci entered the conservation arena 25 years ago, and has served as the President of the Foundation since 2005. Her passion is to connect people to the outdoors. When not working, Marci enjoys hiking, biking, paddling, reading, cooking, wine tasting and spending time with her family.

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Jenna Behringer  | Office Assistant

Jenna is a modern “Jackie-of-all-Trades,” bringing with her a diverse mix of music industry, electronics, IT, and social media marketing experience. Deeply passionate about nature and the outdoors, Jenna spends as much time as possible kayaking and playing along our creeks, lakes, and rivers. She also loves to travel, and freely admits she owns way too many books. Which she hopes to get around to reading…someday.

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Pam Metzger  | Chapter/Membership Coordinator

Pam came to the nonprofit world in a roundabout way, having worked for 25 years in the legal field. Now she’s overjoyed with the freedom of a “no pantyhose job.” Getting out to the parks and forests, working with the Friends groups, and writing her weekly “Take Five/Fridays with Pam” eblast are the best parts of her day. Pam lives near her beloved Great Allegheny Passage trail. She enjoys biking on the trail, travel and planning to travel, and good books.

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Sarah Scholl  | Outreach Coordinator

Sarah enjoys spending time with her pets and plants. She is passionate about the performance arts and is active at many local theatres. She is an instructor and performer at the Harrisburg Improv Theatre. Sarah considers herself a foodie and can be found whipping up some tasty dishes or trying a new restaurant.

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Bernadette Howard  | Bookkeeper

Bernadette Howard is our bookkeeper. Bernadette comes to us from years of property management and has tons of experience with bookkeeping and accounting. She loves to spend time in the outdoors walking and says “Ricketts Glen is one of my favorite spots for waterfalls. My best vacation ever was in Alaska when there was still snow everywhere.  I am a lifelong camper and have passed that love down to my three children that now take their families. I love to garden,  and really enjoy cooking, baking and, of course, eating!!”

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Isabella (Izzy)

The office dog, Izzy greets visitors and reminds us not to take life too seriously. She is an avid hiker and swimmer, and enjoys long walks and tummy rubs. She has visited many state parks and forests with her humans.