Saddler's Woods Conservation Association (SWCA) is managed by a volunteer board of directors. The board is made up of three Advisory Directors, a Director of Communications, a Director of Education and Community Outreach, a Director of Forest Management, a Director of Finance, and an Executive Director.
Janet Goehner-Jacobs, Executive Director
Janet has over 20 years of management experience. Janet was active in the movement to save Saddler's Woods from development and worked to found an organization dedicated to Saddler's Woods when preserved. Janet pursues grants, executes restoration projects, oversees daily operations, and ensures that SWCA succeeds in its core initiatives of restoration, education and research.
David Jacobs, Director of Finance
In addition to assisting with activities in the woods, David maintains the financial records for the association. David received his B.S. degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of New Jersey. He is a Senior Manager in Information Security at Vanguard.
Robyn A. Jeney, Director of Forest Management
Robyn has worked for the New Jersey Pinelands Commission since graduating from Penn State University in 2004. She earned a Masters degree in environmental studies at the University of Pennsylvania in December of 2008. Robyn is responsible for the active management of Saddler's Woods to restore and protect native habitat.
Jesse Buerk, Advisory Director
Jesse holds a Master's degree in environmental studies from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and a Bachelor's degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is currently employed with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission. As former Director of Communications, Jesse continues to assist with SWCA's publicity and communications.
Maggi Downham, Advisory Director
Maggi worked for many years to preserve Saddler's Woods, and was honored by the Delaware Riverkeeper organization and the Audubon Wildlife Society for her activism and stewardship. She holds a Master of Arts Degree from Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey. Maggi serves on many local boards such as the environmental commission, municipal alliance,and the planning and zoning board and offers her experience in civic relations to the managing directors of SWCA.
John Nystedt, Advisory Director
John applies his industry experience in an advisory capacity to the managing directors of SWCA. John is a Restoration Specialist for the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, is a N.J. Certified Landscape Architect, and has 25 years of experience in landscape architecture and ecological planning.
OPEN, Director of Communications
SWCA is currently seeking a volunteer Director of Communications to managepublicity, social media, and website maintenance. If you are interested in applying for this position please contact Janet@saddlerswoods.org or call (856) 869-7372.
Lorraine Prince, Director of Education and Community Outreach
Lorraine helps to keep conservation momentum going by leading SWCA's education programs and expanding awareness to the community. Initially a graphic arts student who became a computer artist, communications coordinator, and website project manager for a major technology company, Lorraine is happy to merge a lifetime of disparate skills to use for the greater good of the natural world. Lorraine lives in Collingswood, NJ where she has made herself useful for community wide environmental initiatives.