Saddler's Woods Conservation Association (SWCA) is managed by an all volunteer board of directors that donate their professional services to the organization.
Janet Goehner-Jacobs, Executive Director
Janet has 30 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 Enterprise Security and Fraud at Vanguard.
PJ Mulroy, Director of Forest Management
PJ manages the habitat restoration and stewardship initiatives in Saddler's Woods. He grew up in Haddon Township and forged a love of nature exploring the Saddler's Woods as a boy. He graduated from Rowan University with a B.A. degree in Environmental Studies . He has worked with the University of Alabama conducting beetle and moth surveys and has worked at an array of National Parks addressing invasive species eradication and native plant propagation.
Lorraine Prince, Education and Community Outreach Coordinator
Lorraine helps to keep conservation momentum going 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 and serves as President of the Newton Creek Watershed Association leading initiatives such as the Newton Lake dredge task force.
Kristen Kwasek, Advisory Director
Kristen holds a Master's degree in Biology, Ecology & Evolution from Montclair State University. She is currently employed by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, working within the Site Remediation Program. As former Director of Education and Community Outreach, Kristen currently serves as an Advisory Director, where she assists with SWCA's publicity, communications, and education program development
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.
Mike Doyle, Advisory Director
Mike found his passion for the environment early in his life when he saw the surrounding nature around him dwindle due to development. Mike first served as an intern with SWCA while attending Rowan University where he graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Mike continued to volunteer for SWCA after graduation and his enthusiastic commitment earned him SWCA’s Volunteer of the Year award in 2017. Mike is currently employed as a lab technician for EMSL Laboratories Inc. Mike is excited to have time out of the lab to help care for the environment.