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7/3 Important Update: The Weekly Walk with a Naturalist on Wednesdays from 8-9:30 at the Letort Spring Garden Preserve is on hiatus until further notice! We hope to see you again in a few weeks and will update here when walks have resumed.

Meet Our Team


Jason Andrew Beale Executive Director

Jason Andrew Beale is a lifelong conservationist with a passion for connecting people to the natural world. He has a strong interest in improving habitat connectivity and protecting conservation corridors, […]

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Brennan Ka’aihue Stewardship Specialist

Born and raised in the Mojave Desert, Brennan is a long way from home but has managed to find many a way to fulfill their childhood dream of saving the […]

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Jo Ann Littlefield Bookkeeper

Jo Ann joined the CPC team in January 2021 as the organization’s bookkeeper.  A graduate of Shippensburg University, Jo Ann and her husband relocated to the Eastern Shore of Maryland to pursue career opportunities.

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Lauri Danko President

John Carroll Vice President

William Allis, Jr. Secretary

John Allen Treasurer

Ken Okorn At Large

“My membership in CPC and serving on the Board provides me with the opportunity to preserve and enhance the outdoor activities and resources that I have enjoyed for my entire life.”

-Ken Okorn – Board Member


David Maher

Donald Mains

Richard Rovegno

Rob Shaw

Karen Lutz

Melanie Wertz

“Central Pennsylvania Conservancy is protecting our precious green space, our wild spaces, our places of peace. I am proud to play a small part in that effort.”

-Debra Cornelius, Past Board Secretary and Director