Who We Are

Great Bay Reserve Staff

Cory Riley

Cory Riley

Cory oversees the Reserve’s education, research, stewardship, and coastal training programs.

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Kelle Loughlin

Kelle Loughlin

Kelle oversees the education programs and general operations of the Great Bay Discovery Center.

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Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens

Rachel manages the lands within our Reserve’s boundaries and works with partners to protect land around Great Bay.

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Lynn Vaccaro

Lynn Vaccaro

Lynn provides science based resources to people who make decisions that directly or indirectly impact Great Bay and coastal ecosystems.

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Beth Heckman

Beth Heckman

Beth arranges school field trips to the Discovery Center and leads the Bayventure children’s programs.

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Heather Ballestero

Heather Ballestero

Heather supports research and monitoring efforts in Great Bay, throughout NH, and at other NERRs on various projects (e.g., marsh adaptation to sea level rise, living shoreline, environmental DNA).

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Natasha Anderson

Natasha Anderson

Natasha is part of the education staff at the Discovery Center. She is heading the Once Upon an Estuary preschool program series, as well as implementing a fee story hour and other early childhood education programs.

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