Our Team

Staff & Board of Directors


Christine Kroger, Executive Director

Ian Oldaker, Project Management Consultant

Andrew Frey, Portfolio Coordinator

Karissa Collins, Administrative Assistant/Afterschool Program Coordinator

Missy Nyeholt, Education Coordinator

Lisa Thoft Frazer, Resident Teaching Artist

Sara Deppenbrook, Resident Teaching Artist


Board of Directors

Christine Kroger, Founder/Executive Director

Rev. Dr. Marc de Jeu, President
Parish Associate, The SOMA Gathering

Michele Renz, CPA, Treasurer
Owner/Partner, Martin & Associates, LLC

Katie Pagan, CPA, Secretary
Audit Manager, Martin & Associates, LLC

Michelle O’Leary, Chair, Education Committee
Preschool Teacher, Preschool @ First

Mark Scheller, Chair, Facilities Committee
Principle, DRAW Collective Architecture

Cassie Brkich
Owner, Brkich Design Group

Dani Brown
Director of Community Sustainability, RiverWise

Sanna Clark
Admin. Assistant, Big Beaver Falls School District

Kolbe Cole
DOVE Coordinator, Trails Ministries

Kelly Maloney
National Vice President, Product Development and Innovation UnitedHealthcare (Retired)

Dr. Donna Nugent
Superintendent, Big Beaver Falls School District

Ian Oldaker
Owner & Operator, Visitor Experience Solutions, LLC

Non-Board Members:

Serving on the Education Advisory Board:

Pamela Rossi-Keen, PhD, Chairperson
Executive Director, Genesis Collective, Curriculum Coordinator/Instructor, Aliquippa Impact and Adjunct Professor, Robert Morris University

Kathryn de Ruijters
Community Member/ Parent

Kylie Fitzgerald
Occupational Therapist, Blackhawk School District

Tyler Jodon
STEM Coach, Reach Cyber Charter School

Brenda Kazer
Prevention Specialist/ Caseworker, Association for the Blind

Bekah Knabb
Substitute Teacher, Big Beaver Falls School District

Becky Koether
Homeschool Parent

Christopher Padgett
Photographer/ Documentarian, Human City Creative

Student Liaison members of Education Advisory Committee:

Serene Koether, Freshman, Blackburn Study Center

Click here for our hours

General Admission Hours

  • Tuesdays: 10 am until 5 pm
  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 am until 2 pm

General Admission Prices

  • Daily Single Child Play Pass (17 and under): $5 
  • Daily Single Adult Play Pass (18+): $5  
  • Seniors/Veteran (50+): $3
  • Access (EBT or SNAP, up to 5 people): $3
  • Daily Family Play Pass: $25
  • Infants (12 months and under): Free
  • Annual Memberships:
    • Family Plan (3 people): $55
    • Group Plan (4-5 people): $75
    • Neighborhood Plan (6+ people): $115
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