Executive Director


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Education Events Coordinator

Alice Jansen is our the Education Events Coordinator. She helps plan and organize the Annual Summit and create and coordinate professional development offerings including webinars, virtual tours, and other resources to support TCiNN partners. Alice brings over 20 years of experience in environmental education and conservation to this position. She has worked in various roles with governmental and environmental organizations including the...

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Health and Nature Liaison - Rio Grande Valley

Marisa Oliva-Rodriguez is a native Texan, transplanted from San Antonio to the floodplains of Rio Grande Valley. Managing the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center from 2004 until recently, Oliva-Rodriguez has spent her career helping children and families connect to nature through innovative programming and with the creation of beautiful outdoor spaces. A graduate of Texas A&M University and Pennsylvania State University,...

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Health and Nature Liaison - Houston Metro Area

Robyn Kebede is a proud Houston Texan, born and raised and still residing. She is a graduate of the School of Humanities in Interdisciplinary Studies from Houston Baptist University and is now currently a graduate student pursuing a master's degree in public health. Because of her natural admiration and background in health wellness, she is focusing her MPH in health promotion & education from Liberty University. Robyn has had over 10...


Health and Nature Liaison

Jenny Larios is a recent graduate from Ithaca College where she received her B.A. in Environmental Studies and Politics. As an undergraduate student, Jenny became a member of Advocates for Youth where she worked on several projects that helped engage and create youth activists across the country. Jenny is a native Texas and currently resides in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.