With staff, board and NRF members, David helps build an inspiring vision to create a vibrant, durable and highly effective Foundation that provides critically needed funding to support Wisconsin's lands, wildlife, and waters. David is responsible for overseeing the administration, strategic direction, and impact of the Foundation.
Michaela provides administrative support to the Executive Director, Director of Philanthropy, and Board of Directors. She arranges meetings and events, organizes board communications, and assists with office management.
Event & Donor Relations Coordinator
Soumi coordinates the Great Wisconsin Birdathon and other special events to engage and inspire a statewide conservation community.
Shari works to ensure NRF’s operational processes are running smoothly. Her main duties include human resources and benefits management, IT administration, endowment administration, assisting with implementing strategies to improve productivity, and building an enjoyable organizational culture.
Brenna facilitates fundraising with institutional donors – identifying prospects, developing proposals, administering and reporting on grants, and helping to support NRF’s strategic work protecting Wisconsin’s natural resources and connecting all people to nature.
Gifts and Grants Administrator
Alex provides administrative support through the accurate and timely processing of all incoming and outgoing donations, endowments, and grants at the Foundation.
Field Trip Coordinator
Kim supports the Foundation's Field Trip program, plans our domestic and international travel, and helps connect members with the Foundation.
Digital Communications Coordinator
Emma focuses on our social media, blogs, and other forms of digital storytelling to increase engagement between the Foundation and its supporters.
Field Trip Program Director
Christine has been at the helm of NRF's Field Trip program since 1997. She has coordinated over 3,000 trips, helping tens of thousands of people explore Wisconsin's most special places.
Conservation Programs Coordinator
Lindsey supports the Foundation’s conservation programs, including coordinating our grant programs, initiatives, and partnerships that benefit Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife.
Director of Communications
Shelly oversees the Foundation's strategic communications public relations, and marketing. She tells our stories of positive impact on the land, broadens awareness of our programs, and creates connections with key audiences.
Director of Philanthropy
Marta connects people with meaningful opportunities to help conserve, protect, and share the beauty of Wisconsin's natural resources.
Director of Conservation Programs
Cait oversees the Natural Resources Foundation’s grant programs and initiatives for conservation and environmental education, working closely with partners across the state to ensure that our Foundation has the most significant impact possible on Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife through strategic, science-based investments.
Banner photo by Nate Fayram.