Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is a small but passionate group dedicated to our mission. We enjoy bringing together kids, nature and history in a unique and engaging way. Our work helps hundreds of kids and families annually learn about their place in history and the natural world.

Steve Williamson

Steve Williamson

Board Chair

Steve has extensive volunteer service in the local community including researching and writing about local historical figures such as Opal Whiteley. He serves on several historical organization boards and is an advocate for people with mental disabilities.

Beth Armbrust

Beth Armbrust

Board Secretary

A lifelong naturalist, Beth grew up in a family of botanists, birders, geologists and historians.  With a background in entomology and occupational therapy Beth is interested in the natural world, how people live closely with nature, and teaching people skills to accomplish their goals. 

Justin Ahrenholtz

Justin Ahrenholtz

Board Treasurer

Justin is our “CFO”- Chief Fun Officer. He keeps us laughing and can be counted on to help with events and programs. He is a dad of two wonderful kids.
Alice Christianson

Alice Christianson

Board Vice President

Alice is a wealth of knowledge about local history and a connector of people- she knows just about everyone! An avid historian, she has helped us tremendously with our move to Cottage Grove.

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council offers sage advice and counsel on many topics to help steer this ship!

Tina Currin-Duval
Kristine DiPalma

If you are interested in joining us in our endeavors, please contact our Executive Director, Karen Rainsong, at director@singingcreekcenter.org or use the contact form.