The Center is governed by an oversight board with representatives from each of the founding partners.

Oversight Board

Eastern Mennonite University

  • Fred Kniss, Provost
  • Deirdre Smeltzer, Vice President and Undergraduate Academic Dean
  • Jim Yoder, Biology Professor

Goshen College

  • Luke Gascho, Executive Director, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
  • Ken Newbold, Provost

Mennonite Central Committee

  • Tammy Alexander, Senior Legislative Associate
  • Eric Kurtz, Executive Director, MCC Great Lakes