Saving Nature Now is a 501(c)(3), non-profit association whose mission is to raise public awareness about biodiversity – why it is important, why it is in trouble, and how individual actions can result in sustainable outcomes.

Our Board of Directors:

Tom Krohn – Certified Arkansas Master Naturalist, member of North Central Arkansas Audubon, Arkansas Environmental Education Association and Buffalo National River Partners; retired U.S. Navy Submariner. MBA from University of West Florida. Tom has served as President since 2013.

Pam Phillips – Pam was an environmental professional for many years and is now a master naturalist, hiker, and volunteer with environmental and other organizations.  She has some experience in childhood education and serves as the Secretary for Saving Nature Now.

Donna Musarra – Currently living and working at Lucky Star Farm, a permaculture homestead in the Ozark Mountains. Donna and her husband David Mervis grow, raise and preserve 75% of all the food they eat year-round in a sustainable manner that protects the environment for future generations. She enjoyed a long career as a graphic designer and is interested in the design and sustainability of the natural world.

Stacey FosterStacey Foster – Marketing & Website Designer/Developer with Dominator Websites since 2016. Former elementary teacher for 15 years in Missouri and Arkansas. Board member of Marion County Community Services, Inc (MCCS) in Marion County, Arkansas – where we strive to build a stronger community together through activities and a future Community Center. BS in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Central Methodist University at East Central College in Union, Missouri.

Barb Tietmeyer – Certified Arkansas Master Naturalist, North Central Arkansas Audubon member, participant in the Pollinator Partnership’s  Monarch Habitat Program, and enthusiast of the outdoors.  Previous registrar duties and organizer of programs for college-bound students through the high school guidance office.  Barb takes care of Green Team production and distribution.

Karen Tietmeyer – After growing up in western Montana, taught mostly 3rd grade as well as music/drama productions for 46 years in several states. Retirement brought time to volunteer as a certified Master Naturalist, currently serving as president, tutoring at a local literacy council, and writing activities for Saving Nature Now Green Team.  Spare time is filled with hiking, kayaking, gardening, anything outside, or interacting with kids.

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