Staff

David Bailey

ORSANCO Director of Administration and Human Resources - FORE Board Chair & Executive Director

513-231-7719 Ext. 107
David provides direct oversight of  FORE's educational programs and ensures that all of FORE ’s programs are adequately promoted and funded in and beyond Cincinnati. In addition, David oversees all business, financial, and legal aspects of the Foundation for Ohio River Education. He is currently Director of Administration and Human Resources for ORSANCO in addition to his management role with FORE.
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Nick Callahan

Education & Outreach Coordinator

513-231-7719 Ext. 102
Nick develops and conducts educational programs/activities for schools and other organizations relating to Ohio River water chemistry, and also coordinates the Basin-wide annual River Sweep litter clean-up program.
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Kate Hammer

FORE Environmental Educator


Kate has been with FORE for over 10 years, teaching a variety of programs on-land and on the river. Kate teaches programs focused on fish, macroinvertebrates, plankton, and other aquatic life in the river. Kate's exemplary husbandry skills keep our critters alive and happy so that students and adults alike can learn the vital roles they play in our Ohio River ecosystem.
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Tony Kramer

FORE Environmental Educator


Tony has worked with FORE since 2006 and has contributed a boat-load of energy and expertise the River REACH floating classroom program and may other events. He has extensive background in aquatic research and animal husbandry and has worked for organizations such as Cincinnati Parks and the Cincinnati Zoo.
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Melissa Mann

Public Information/Education Specialist

513-231-7719 Ext. 101
Melissa coordinates the RiverWatchers Volunteer Monitoring Program/Students in the Stream and assists with various other education programs and activities. She also works with Ohio River Sweep events, public information requests, and publications, as well as social media and website updates.
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Rebecca Ortwein

FORE Environmental Educator


Becky has been with FORE for over four years, and brings excellent experience from her volunteer work with the Boy Scouts and the Boone County Conservation District. Becky is an on-board educator during River REACH programs, and can be found at many local parks and events throughout the summer leading many of FORE's OutREACH programs.
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Annette Shumard

Communications and Environmental Education Manager

513-231-7719 Ext. 115
 
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Maggie Voyles

FORE Environmental Educator


Maggie is the newest addition to FORE, bringing her experience as an environmental educator, with special interest in algae and Harmful Algal Blooms. Maggie has worked with education programs at Thomas More Biology Field Station, Boone County Conservation District, and Sanitation District No. 1 KY. She is excited to work on FORE's River REACH floating classroom programs, after-school programs, and other events.
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