(All pictures compliments of Greg Pyle Photography)
Aubrey Blue is the Program Director at Cope Environmental Center. Aubrey has a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University East and oversees all programming at CEC. Aubrey became a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) in 2005, and has attended numerous other workshops and programs adding to her experience. Five summers prior to becoming full-time, Aubrey was an integral part of the summer program staff working with pre-K through high school students. Most of Aubrey’s work at CEC is to write curriculum and lead community, family, school and summer programs. She also is involved with other community organizations. She is on the Waynet.org Board of Directors, part of the Cardinal Greenways Wayne County steering committee, and on the steering committee for Wayne County Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference. Aubrey has classroom teaching experience and truly excels in outdoor and environmental education. Her ability to connect with young students benefits CEC through all the program seasons.
Kyle King is CEC’s Community Outreach Coordinator. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Taylor University and has worked with non-profits for the last 10 years. Kyle has business and marketing experience as one of the founders of Roscoe’s Coffee Bar & Taproom where he implemented sustainable practices such as composting used coffee grounds, recycling, restoring an 1860s building, and sourcing local ingredients. He also has experience organizing community gardens, leading environmental & wilderness programming with high-risk youth, and teaching sustainability as a summer counselor at CEC in 2004 & 2005. Outside of CEC, Kyle enjoys hiking and gardening with his kids, cooking, spending time with his wife Sarah, and writing.
Board of Directors
Cope Environmental Center has an amazing volunteer Board of Directors! They work well with the staff and are passionate contributors to the community and the programs of CEC. All board members can be reached via email using the following address equation: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cope Environmental Center’s Board of Directors meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:30pm. If the meeting falls on or near a holiday, the meeting time and date might be rearranged to accommodate schedules.
David Jose, Emeritus
Marie Cope Nicholson