The Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy Team
Katie has been involved in the Coffee Creek Center community since 1998 as a member of the marketing department for Coffee Creek's developer, Lake Erie Land Company. Serving as the first executive director for the non-profit, Katie was lucky enough to watch the restoration effort that included the installation of over 300,000 native plants, plugs and seeds. She brings a long-standing love of The Preserve and deep dedication to outdoor recreation and environmental education. Katie can be reached at (219) 926-1842 or EMAIL KATIE
Rob joined the Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy team in May of 2014. Rob manages the buildings and grounds maintenance program at The Preserve. Rob's maintenance plan keeps him hopping throughout the week with property inspections, trail maintenance and continuous monitoring of the structures and boardwalks in The Preserve. Rob has been involved at Coffee Creek as a contractor since the late 1990's and will be sharing his love of the outdoors, music, and animals at The Preserve. EMAIL ROB
Erica Wayne joined the team in August of 2015. Wayne is a Purdue graduate who oversees all aspects of the environmental management of the 157-acre preserve.
Erica works with volunteers on stewardship, restoration, and enhancement projects in the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve. Erica also leads the GLISTEN program that brings talented university students to Coffee Creek every summer to aid in management of the 157-acre preserve.
Office & Events Manager
Calling to schedule a wedding ceremony at the Chesterton Amphitheater or thinking of hosting a family reunion at the Pavilion? Beth is the lady to talk to! Beth can help you reserve the right place for your special event at the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve. Beth also coordinates all volunteer logistics in The Preserve. She works with the Porter County United Way, Rebuilding Together and dozens of community organizations that share their time and talents at The Preserve.
Beth joined the Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy team in the summer of 2013. EMAIL BETH