Presque Isle Park Complex Operations Manager Matt Green (left) Former PA Governor & Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge (right) 2018 Sunset Celebration

Presque Isle Park Complex Operations Manager Matt Green (left) Former PA Governor & Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge (right) 2018 Sunset Celebration

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For Now • For the Future

Research • Education • Visitor Services

MISSION: The mission of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center Foundation is to forge a partnership between the private sector and the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) and Presque Isle in order to enhance educational programming, research, and visitor experience at the highest level.

VISION: The Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) will be nationally recognized as a center of excellence for education, research, and visitor experience.
 
 

Board of Directors

Officers

Chairman

John Leemhuis, Jr., Esq.
Partner
Leemhuis Legal

Vice Chairman

Scott E. Miller, CPA, Esq.
Dean, School of Business
Edinboro University

Secretary

Ann DiTullio
DCNR, Retired

Treasurer

Todd Swanson
Senior Vice President
Wealth Management
PNC Bank
 

President and CEO

Barbara Chaffee
 

 

Members

Kelly Burch
Retired – PA Department of Environmental Protection

Brian Richard Cole, P.T.
Rick Cole Physical Therapy

Dan Heher
Retired – First Energy

Ash Khare
Government and Manufacturing Consultant

Robert Mazza
President
Robert Mazza, Inc.

Jessica Ridge
Store Manager – H & M

Michele Ridge
Former First Lady of PA

Ann Scott
Vice President & Manager, Community Outreach
Erie Insurance Group

Eugene H. Ware
LPL Financial, Retired

Laith Wardi
President
Executive Pulse, Inc.

Ex Officio:

Mathew D. Greene
Park Operations Manager
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources | Bureau of State Parks | Presque Isle State Park

 

Alumni Network Members

Mark Campbell
Partner
Ridge Policy Group

Mark Holman
Partner
Ridge Policy Group

Richard Hudic
Executive Director
Allegheny Regional Asset District

John C. Oliver
Consultant and former Secretary
of DCNR