Adrian is an artist and art educator who loves Imago dearly. Adrian has been involved with Imago since she was a college student at Mount St. Joseph University. She teaches art to students at Milford High School in Milford OH. Adrian creates artwork in her home studio that speak to environmental issues, using materials that are recycled, repurposed and/or found in nature. She currently serves as the board president of Imago’s council and leads several art-related workshops at Imago. Adrian also works with the Art Team to maintain Imago’s Gallery in the Woods art display space.
Ellie works as the Youth Education Coordinator at the Civic Garden Center where she teaches inquiry-based lessons through gardening and supports school gardens in the greater Cincinnati region. She is passionate about creating experiences that build a sense of belonging and comfort in the natural world. After living in Berlin, Brooklyn and New Zealand, she returned to her hometown, Cincinnati, and spent three years as part of Imago’s team. Ellie has stayed connected ever since and is happy to continue to support the important work of Imago and its community as a board member.
Jill serves as the Assistant Director of Field Programs for Project Dragonfly, Miami University, Ohio. Here, she partners with other grassroots global conservation organizations striving toward ecological and social change. Jill earned a BA in biology from Washington University and a master’s of environmental sciences from Miami. She is currently working on her Ph.D. focused on how we each connect with special places in nature and how this understanding can contribute to future conservation planning. She credits her love of nature to having the chance to climb trees as a child.
Beth is a retired educator. Her first experiences with Imago were classroom field trips. She had a blast and knew that her passion was teaching in and about the outdoors. Since retiring Beth has taught preschool groups at the Cincinnati Nature Center and volunteered as a school educator. She’s delighted to be able to contribute to the wealth of program opportunities available at Imago and be a part of the energy, enthusiasm and vision of the Imago Council