Started with GIVE: March 2014
Favorite Park: West
I am very proud to be the leader of the GIVE 365 Volunteer and
Outreach program for Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation. I have a master's degree in
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Resources and I am passionate about public spaces and leisure opportunities for all the ways they enrich life! It is a joy
to work in this city as the Ann Arbor park system is large, diverse and oh, so
special. The GIVE program is rooted in community engagement and volunteerism
and we are so fortunate to be in a community that values parks, stewardship and
civic involvement. Here at GIVE, we work side by side with our volunteers to
improve and enhance our awesome park system.
Meet the team!
Coordinator; [email protected]
Melissa has a bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Management from GVSU. She works with long term volunteers, coordinating resources and providing support to park adopters. She loves advocating for unique park projects and if you are interested in adopting a park, you will love working with Melissa!
Started with GIVE: April 2016
Favorite park: Mary Beth Doyle
Outreach Coordinator; [email protected]
Ryan earned a bachelor's in Social Sciences from EMU and a master's in Higher Education from the Unviersity of South Carolina. At Give 365, he manages our volunteer inbox to coordinate workdays and events with volunteers. In his free time, he loves hiking, being outdoors, going to concerts, and practicing photography.
Started with GIVE: April 2014
Favorite park: West
Biography coming soon!
Started with GIVE: June 2019
Favorite park: To be determined