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Board of Directors
Samuel M. Cantrell
Sam Cantrell founded Maysie's Farm Conservation Center (MFCC) in January 1999 to increase public understanding of the importance of conservation and ecological thinking by demonstrating and advocating sustainable agriculture and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). Sam's background includes work as a field biologist, a conservation organization manager and a farmer and he spent numerous years of travel abroad, visiting about three dozen countries. He also is certified as a biology teacher in Pennsylvania and holds a Masters Degree in Multi-Cultural Education.
Victoria Webb has been a supporter of sustainable agriculture and small organic farms since the 1970's. In Chester County she has served as Communications and Outreach Co-Chair for the GHGR Task Force, appointed by the Chester County Commissioners in 2007, to work on reducing greenhouse emissions. In addition, she also led a Local Food Production segment for the GHGR's Ag and Forestry committee. With a background in graphic design, media and television, she coordinated all the promotional efforts for the Task Force, including flyers, brochures and produced videos for online and public access tv. She grew up in Princeton, NJ, is Treasurer of the West Whiteland Township Historic Commission and has a broad interest in sustainability and preservation of green space, organic farming and gardening.
Colleen Cranney is a long-time Maysie's Farm member and volunteer. At Maysie's she has taught various workshops, written the weekly CSA Updates, helped with administrative work, coordinated the SAITA program for interns, and helped in the barn on distribution days. A former high school teacher, Colleen now works part time as an environmental educator at the Brandywine Valley Association and Paradise Farm.
David Kline brings enthusiasm for education and an appreciation for natural habitats and sustainable living s the education chair for MFCC. David grew up in the Adirondack region of New York where he spent his summers hiking, camping, leading trail crews for Vermont Youth Conservation Corps and the Adirondack Trails Improvement Society, and working for an organic farm. He is a graduate from The University of Vermont with a degree in Secondary Education and Environmental Science. David currently lives with his wife and two children in Downingtown, PA and teaches lower and middle school Science at Montgomery School in Chester Springs, PA.
Samuel M. Cantrell
As Executive Director, Sam oversees the organization and the operation of the CSA and the educational programs at Maysie's Farm Conservation Center (including the Sustainable Agriculture Internships, School and Youth Programs, Teacher Training Workshops, Outreach Programs and a Community Learning Series). He also participates in MFCC's Education Advisory Committee and CSA Core Group.
Volunteer Administrative Assistant
As Administrative Assistant, Annmarie assists the Executive Director with the business support tasks of the organization.