Board Of Directors

Rebecca KennedyPresident
Rebecca Kennedy

Rebecca Hayden Kennedy has acted as the President of the Watershed Coalition of the Lehigh Valley since 2009. She works as a project manager for PENNVEST, and is active in a wide variety of community-based water resource initiatives, among them the Master Watershed Steward program. She has a background in geology and water resource management, and enjoys biking, swimming, kayaking, running, and anything outdoors.
nate_pVice President
Nate Pritchard

Nate Pritchard is the Watershed Specialist and Agricultural Technician for Northampton County Conservation District. Prior to joining the conservation district, Nate worked for approximately 8 years for an environmental consulting firm cenvironmental site investigation and remediation throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, carrying out brownfield remediation, geotechnical sampling, and work related to the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. in Geosciences from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA
Jerry MistalTreasurer
Gerald Mistal

Gerald Mistal is a Master Watershed Steward and Wildlands Conservancy’s 2013 Volunteer of the Year.  He enjoys hiking and kayaking, and dreams of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail.  His wife prefers day hikes.
Keri MaxfieldKeri Maxfield
Keri Maxfield has been involved in watershed protection since 1998, and has been the President of SCWA since 2007. With over 25 years professional experience in the arts, Keri specializes in environmental science communication and community outreach.  She is the Art Director at Nurture Nature Center, Easton PA where she is responsible for visual interpretation of science content. Keri and her husband Tom live in Lower Saucon with their two cats. Gardening is her therapy.
Erin FredrickErin Fredrick
Erin is the Master Gardener Coordinator and Master Watershed Steward Coordinator for Lehigh and Northampton Counties. She is also the Statewide Master Watershed Steward Program Coordinator, working to expand the program throughout the state. Erin has a degree from Penn State in Environmental Resource Management. She is about to finish her graduate degree from Penn State in Community and Economic Development.
Louise BugbeeLouise Bugbee
Louise Bugbee represents the Bertsch, Hokendauqua, Catasauqua Watershed Association. A retired Penn State Extension Educator, she spent 17 years as a mosquito control professional. She is currently working as an independent consultant in various areas of Public Health education.
Julie PiñeiroJulie Piñeiro
Julie Piñeiro spends her time volunteering with a number of local environmentally-oriented groups including Master Watershed Stewards, Pennsylvania Master Naturalists, Friends of Johnston, Monocacy Creek Watershed Association, and Boy Scouts of America. Julie especially enjoys guiding children in their explorations of nature — connecting kids to the outdoors is a passion of hers. When she is not wrangling her family — a husband, two sons, and one large dog — Julie is happiest when she is hiking.
John_mJohn Mauser
John has been active in conservation and natural resources for over thirty years, partnering with numerous conservation organizations throughout the Lehigh Valley. His experience includes developing and presenting numerous educational programs, running conferences, writing grants and securing other sources of funding, defining projects, permitting projects, project management, developing partnerships, and so forth.
John_mAndrew Curtis
Andrew Curtis an environmental scientist, conservationist, and suffers from an never ending thirst of all things out of doors and related to natural history. He is employed as the Environmental Manager of the H&K Group, Inc., works with various community groups and non-profits including the Northampton County Junior Conservation School, and the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy. He lives in the Perkiomen Watershed with his wife Kristy and their three boys, two dogs and Andy’s extensive collection of outdoor gear.