Staff Members

Michigan 4-H Foundation
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EAST LANSING STAFF

Michigan 4-H Foundation

Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 West Circle Drive, Room 160
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-6692
Fax: (517) 355-6748

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Amanda M. Masters

Assistant Director of Development
Responsibilities: Major and special gift fund development, donor relations and day-to-day management of the capital campaign.
Phone: (517) 884-4691
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Julie L.A. Arter

Finance Director
Responsibilities: oversight and management of foundation and Kettunen Center financial and business affairs.
Phone: (517) 353-4437
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Kathy L. Kregger

Administrative Assistant
Responsibilities: assistance to foundation board of trustees; board correspondence; data entry and gifts records; and donor stewardship and special event support.
Phone: (517) 353-4421
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Abbey Miller

Communications Manager
Responsibilities: management of foundation publications, graphic design, donor stewardship, media relations and special events.
Phone: (517) 353-4433
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MICHIGAN 4-H CHILDREN’S GARDENS STAFF

Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens
Michigan State University
1066 Bogue St.
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-5191
Fax: (517) 353-0890

Norman K. Lownds

Curator, Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens
Responsibilities: oversight and management of 4-H Children’s Gardens operations and educational programming, donor relations and stewardship.
Phone: (517) 355-5191, ext. 1349
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Jessica Wright

Education Coordinator, Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens
Phone: (517) 355-5191, ext. 1327

KETTUNEN CENTER STAFF

Kettunen Center
14901 4H Drive
Tustin, MI 49688
Phone: (231) 829-3421
Fax: (231) 829-3633

Christopher M. Gentry

Director
Responsibilities: oversight and management of Kettunen Center operations, donor relations and stewardship.
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Nicole Coats-Quales

Business Development Manager
Responsibilities: management of Kettunen Center sales, marketing and media relations.

Lauren E. Heilman

Business Administrator & Human Resources Manager
Responsibilities: manage and administer financial and business affairs of Kettunen Center and Michigan 4-H Foundation human resources.

Mary Holmes

Housekeeping Manager
Responsibilities: Provides direct oversight and management of Kettunen Center housekeeping services.

Diana Horton

Food Service Manager
Responsibilities: Provides direct oversight and management of Kettunen Center food service operations.

Laura Jacobson-Pentces

Education Program Coordinator
Responsibilities: Provides and coordinates Kettunen Center program services.

Jamie Mielke-Mitchell

Operations Manager
Responsibilities: Kettunen Center facilities scheduling, operations and site management.

Steve Neuman

Maintenance/Guest Services Manager
Responsibilities: Provides direct oversight of physical plant maintenance and service.