The following individuals are candidates for the Friends of Wilderness Park Board of Directors. Voting will take place at the annual meeting on Sunday, October 5th from 1-4 p.m. at Wilderness Park. All current members are eligible to vote.
Amber has been a supporter of the Friends of Wilderness Park for three years and would love to become more involved in her efforts. Amber has served on the Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market board for four years as the assistant manager. She has also been creating an edible and native landscape at the house she rents (thanks to the plant sales!) Amber believes Wilderness Park is fundamental to the Lincoln community!
Erin is currently a high school science teacher at North Star High School. Prior to teaching she earned a Masters of Biological Sciences in Ecology and Evolution, with a focus on grassland ecology and restoration. In her free time Erin loves to take advantage of our natural spaces and the recreational opportunities they offer, like those of Wilderness Park.
Mary Roseberry-Brown is a current board member, one of the founders of Friends of Wilderness Park, president for ten years, who has worked hard on keeping Yankee Hill Road out of Wilderness Park, Comprehensive Plan amendments, promoted the Upper Southeast Salt Creek Watershed Amendment, which provided creek buffers and prohibited filling in of creeks, keeping a sewage treatment plant away from Wilderness Park, and organizes of our native plant sale, the main fund raiser for FWP.
Sean currently works as a Legislative Ombudsman, a government office which takes complaints from citizens against state agencies and works to resolve them. He was formerly the Executive Director of the Haymarket Theatre in Lincoln and the Bagaduce Music Library in Blue Hill, Maine. He spends part of every weekend on the trails in Wilderness Park and thinks such wild spaces are good for the soul.