Lee Cole, SalesForce Manager
Lee is recently retired from a 35 year career in Nursing as an RN, most of which was spent in administration with a focus on education and medical record management. In the most recent twelve years she was an Assistant Director of Nursing, a Nurse Educator, Electronic Medical Record Administrator and the Program Coordinator and Educator for a Certified Nursing Assistant Program. Both the Electronic Medical Record Program and the Certified Nursing Assistant Program originated and were implemented under Lee’s direct supervision and management.
With CEED, she has been a contributor to the program planning of events and secured a grant for the Salesforce data management program currently being utilized by CEED. She has a history with Washington Lodge dating back to the 1980’s when it was home to the Bay Community School. Currently, Lee’s interests include organic gardening and art and she enjoys participating in the care of her grandchildren.
Amanda Dauman, Webmaster
Lisa Anderson grew up in Brookhaven, a three-minute bicycle ride from the Amanda is a marine biologist with many years teaching people of all ages about the beauty, mystery, and plight of our oceans. She graduated from Stony Brook University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Marine Vertebrate Biology and again in 2015 with her Masters in Marine Conservation and Policy.
She now works as a fishery observer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), collecting data on marine life from commercial fishing vessels hailing from local Long Island ports. In her spare time, Amanda is also a budding scientific illustrator and has created informational work for NOAA, the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium, and Peconic Estuary Program. Amanda is CEED’s online presence, updating their social media and website to get the word out about this amazing program she hopes will better connect Long Islanders to their wildest habitat – the sea.
Annelies Kamran is the founder and president of GeoLyceum, an education and consulting company that brings public education and professional development in international studies to Long Island. She is the author and/or editor of several award-winning digital textbooks in the social sciences and also teaches international relations at St. Joseph’s College. Her research combines qualitative and quantitative approaches and focuses on transnational network analysis. A Brookhaven native and graduate of Bellport High School, Annelies’ first political experience was helping campaign for the NYS Bottle Bill as a child, and she is active in local social and environmental justice efforts including serving on the boards of South Country Library, the South Country Community Land Trust, Quality Parks, and the Friends of Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. She sees CEED as an institution for making local-global connections to nature.
Sally Natoli is native to Bellport, NY. She graduated from Bellport High School in 1982 and from William Smith College in 1986. She has put her love of nature and her love of children together to teach Environmental Education at nature centers in New York, Illinois, and Minnesota.
For 12 years she was responsible for the overnight scout program at the Pilcher Park Nature Center in Joliet, Illinois, just south of the beautiful city of Chicago.
Lisa Scott, Email Manager
Lisa Scott spent her career teaching American history to advanced students as well as at-risk students in both mainstream programs and alternative settings. Her experience included curriculum development for courses in government and in logic and critical thinking skills. Extra curricular activities included advising young journalists in publishing and writing skills as well as interfacing with local news organizations for public relations.
Lisa has many years of experience in not-for-profit organizations. While living on the North Fork, she served as President on the board of the North Fork Women for Women Fund, as well as editor and writer for their quarterly publication. Her involvement also included helping develop and sustain a NFWFWF archive at Smith College. She also took part in CAST (Community Action Southold Town) serving as newsletter editor and helping to create their early website. After retiring from teaching, Lisa returned to Brookhaven Town to be closer to her family. Years ago, she was involved with Washington Lodge when it was home to Bay Community School. The transformation of Washington Lodge to a nature center is exciting, and Lisa is pleased to be part of the adventure.
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