Do you care about the planet?
Are you looking for environmental career connections?
Do you want to know about the specialized training and skills needed for these careers?
Do you want to see how what you are learning is connected to real world jobs?
Ohio Environmental Career Ambassadors are ready to help!
Download Student Brochure here
These environmental professionals can:
To connect with an environmental professional contact the EECO Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Choose a job that fits your educational needs and interests – from a HS diploma to advanced training (could be a professional certificate or a two/four year college degree or post-graduate work). Fields include:
*Environmental Health and Safety
*Recreation and Parks
*Fish and Wildlife
NEW Career Chat Virtual Field Trips! Click on the person's name for the video.
Alli Shaw- Naturalist for Franklin County Metroparks Contact:email@example.com
Career Chat Videos - Click the person's name to see the video.
Jan'net Graham, MSW, LSW - firstname.lastname@example.org,
Senior Manager - Energy Advocacy for IMPACT Community Action
Katie Corr, email@example.com, Education Specialist with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Joshual Simon, firstname.lastname@example.org, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator for Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks
Marylouise Hoessle, email@example.com, City Forester for the City of New Albany, Ohio.
Dianne S Sumego, firstname.lastname@example.org, President of dms water solutions co. llc
Mike Angle, email@example.com, Division Chief and State Geologist
Greg Orr: firstname.lastname@example.org Environmental Scientist for Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Beth Whipple: email@example.com, Horticulturist for Holden Forests and Gardens; Holden Arboretum
Roberta Washburn, CoO of Third Sun Solar
Julian Narvaez-Wiener, Land Steward at United Plant Savers (UpS Americorps). Contact Manager@unitedplantsavers.org for volunteering and shadowing opportunities. Our website for those who want to visit, hike, or get involved in a different way: https://unitedplantsavers.org
Kelly Capuzzi, Environmental Specialist with the Division of surface water, Ohio EPA
Kelli Herrick: firstname.lastname@example.org Watershed Coordinator for Tinkers Creek Watershed Partners
Joe Brehm: email@example.com; Environmental Education Director at Rural Action.
Marilyn Dufour: Marilyn.Dufour@toledo.oh.gov; City of Toledo Division of Environmental Services; Environmental Specialist;
Jared McGovern, Curator of Conservation Programs at National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium / and Riverworks Discovery.
Kat Zelak- Education Coordinator for Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamey Emmert - Wildlife Communications Specialist- ODNR Contact: Jamey.Emmert@dnr.ohio.gov
Brian Becker - Deputy Legal Counsel - ODNR
Ryan Bourgart - Ohio EPA
Tim Lohner- Consulting Environmental Specialist, AEP Contact: email@example.com
Brenda VanCleave, P.E., Water Resources Engineer, OSU Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackie Bray - Associate Director, RAPTOR, Inc.
Tom Frank - Wildlife Officer
Dylan Long- Wildlife Educator
Joyce Martin - Environmental Attorney
Barbara Ray - City of Dublin
Dr. Chris Ball - Research Scientist at The Ohio State University
Melissa Proffitt- Warren SWCD
Eric King - Great Parks of Hamilton County
Kylie Johnson - Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati Contact: email@example.com
Dennis Clement - Ohio EPA
Julie Gee - Naturalist - Contact:Julie.Gee@dnr.state.oh.us
Allison Shaw - Naturalist - Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org
Students who are looking for a career in Science and Research here is a great site: https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/environment-health/meet-the-scientist/lab-coat/index.htm
Program sponsored by
Environmental Education Council of Ohio
Ohio EPA, Office of Environmental Education
The Ohio State School of Environment and Natural Resources