Board of Directors

Baltimore Woods Nature Center has a strong and committed Board of Directors who guide its mission.  Our directors come from a broad range of industries and bring years of business experience to support our organization. The common denominator: a passion for environmental education and a strong sense of community stewardship.

2024 Board of Directors

Taryn Jirousek
Dentist and Owner, Marcellus Smiles Family Dentistry

Vice President
Lauren Chyle
Director, Inclusive Growth, CenterState CEO

Laura Christopher
Senior Tax Manager, CPA, Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa

Richard Weber
Litigation at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Members at Large

Mark Azzarello, Project Manager, King + King Architects

John Camp, President and COO, C&S Companies

John Cook, Partner, Barclay Damon, LLP

Paula Conan, Retired Attorney, Baltimore Woods Nature Center Life Member and Volunteer

Claire Dunn, Director Emeritus, Communications, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry*

Gary Germain, Retired Attorney, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC and A-Team Volunteer*

Jim Kiesa, Retired, A-Team Volunteer

Samantha Kranes, New York Environmental Operations Manager, TRC Companies

Amanda Loiodice, Licensed Branch Manager; KeyBank, Marcellus*

Sue March, Retired, Baltimore Woods Nature Center Volunteer*

Anneke McEvoy, Deputy Chief Diversity & Inclusion, SUNY Oswego

Teresa McSwain, HR Manager, Kopp Billing Agency

Steve Mooney, Retired Ecologist*

Joshua Wilcox, Landscape Designer + Parks Planner, City of Syracuse Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs

*Executive Committee Members and Committee Chairs