Project Green Classrooms

Partners and Their Representatives

State Agencies:

Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Josh Kurtz​ (co-Chair)

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Maryland State Department of Education
​​​Payton Hesse Kirsten Jackson, Environmental Literacy Specialist, Science (PGC co-coordinator)

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Maryland Department of Agriculture
Karen Fedor, Senior Agriculture Marketing Specialist​​

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Maryland Department of the Environment
Cindy Osorto, Climate Change Policy Analys​t

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Maryland Department of Health
Kristi Pier, Director, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control​

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Maryland Department of Planning
​Debbie Herr Cornwell, Resource Conservation Planner

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Maryland Department of Transportation
Tina M. Quinichette​​

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Maryland Higher Education Commission
Lyndsay D. Bates, Associate Director of Academic Program Review​

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Advisory Members:

Alice Ferguson Foundation logo
​Alice Ferguson Foundation
Audubon Maryland-DC logo
​​Audubon Maryland-DC
Chesapeake Bay Foundation logo
Karen Mullin, Director of Professional Learning
Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Chesapeake Bay Trust Logo
Emily Stransky, Program Manager
​​Chesapeake Bay Trust
Maryland Agricultural Educational Foundation logo
Susanne Richards​, Executive Director
Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation
Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education logo
Laura Collard, Executive Director
Jemima Clark, Maryland Environmental Literacy Advisory Network Coordinator​
Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education

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​Maryland Recreation and Parks Association
National Aquarium logo
​​Andrew Walker, Manager, Learning/ Innovation & Impact
National Aquarium
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​Shannon Sprague, Acting Deputy Director, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Wildlife Federation logo
Lindsey Walker, Senior Manager, Education and Community Conservation​, Mid-Atlantic Regional Center,
National Wildlife Federation
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service logo
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

​​​Other Partners: