Saddler's Woods Conservation Association (SWCA) is managed by a volunteer board of directors that donate their professional services to the organization.
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 Enterprise Security and Fraud at Vanguard.
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.
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.