Millbrook Marsh Advisory Committee



The Millbrook Marsh Advisory Committee was formed in 2001 to provide advisory oversight of the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. Organizational partner representatives and individuals are appointed to the Nature Center Advisory Committee by the Authority board. Membership according to the Advisory Committee by-laws consists of up to 20 people.

The Nature Center Advisory Committee responsibilities include:

      • Recommending to the Authority the adoption, amendment or repeal of nature center and park management practices, policies, rules, regulations, standards, criteria and procedures as it deems necessary for effective management.
      • Assisting the Authority by recommending facility improvements and obtaining funding.
      • Reporting nature center activities back to the organization they represent.
      • Promoting and encouraging use of the nature center facilities to the community and partner organizations.
      • Supporting the cooperative use of the nature center through volunteering and event support.

The Millbrook Marsh Advisory Committee typically meets quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month, starting on March 15, 2023. Meetings begin at 4 PM and are held at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center (room location is TBD, due to construction). Meetings are open to the public. Hybrid options are not currently available due to construction.


Term Expiration
Kathy D. Matason CRPR Authority/College Twp. Parks & Rec Committee December 31, 2024
Tamia Kramer Penn State University December 31, 2023
Deb Nardone ClearWater Conservancy December 31, 2023
Donnan Stoicovy ClearWater Conservancy December 31, 2023
Deirdre Bauer State College Areas School District December 31, 2023
Trevor Birkenholtz Riparia at Penn State December 31, 2023
Johanna Sedgwick Centre County Historical Society December 31, 2024
Steve Sywensky Bald Eagle Archaeological Society December 31, 2023
VACANT Borough of State College December 31, 2023
Doug Wentzel Shaver's Creek Environmental Center / State College Bird Club December 31, 2023

Dr. Rick Marboe

Jennifer Arndt

Molly Hetrick

At-Large Appointees (up to 8 selected by the Authority) December 31, 2024