David Murray, President
David has been a MPF Board Member since April of 2018. He lives in Portersville with his wife, Julia, and has two adult daughters, Kate and Lily. David is a Civil Engineer that specializes in Environmental Management Projects. David actively enjoys the parks as an avid hiker, trail runner, and can also be found occasionally kayaking on Lake Arthur with his wife. David participates on the race committee of the Glacier Ridge Ultramarathon, which is a trail running race held annually in Moraine State Park and the Jennings Environmental Center.
Cassandra Dixon, Vice President
Cassandra was Director of Events & Corporate Giving at a local non-profit animal shelter. In the six years of her tenure she was responsible for managing the volunteer corps of 3,000 members and directly responsible for supporting the budget with donations from individuals, corporations and event attendees. Cassandra’s "happy place" is, and has been Moraine for a very long time. When she was a child the family fishing boat in the "ready" position every summer, she has watched fireworks and regattas a plenty from the shore line. She shares “probably the best memory ever made at Moraine was just off of the shoal on August 29, 2008 when my husband proposed by telling me he couldn't wait to come to Moraine together year after year, just as the sun set”. My passion for the park and its offerings runs deep.
John Spirnak, Treasurer
John lives in Cranberry township with his wife and two sons. He spends much of his leisure time fishing and teaching children to fish. Also, he volunteers as a captain on the Nautical Nature (37 passenger educational tour boat).
Keith W. Koebley, Secretary
Keith has lived in Wexford, Pa. for 23 years with his wife, Christine, and has two adult children, Anna(Findish) and Nicholas. Keith is the Director of Operations for SSPC, The Society for Protective Coatings in Greentree, Pa. Prior to this position, Keith spent 22 years in the waste industry as both a General Manager and Regional Controller. Keith actively enjoys the park as an avid biker, fisherman, and for family outings. Keith is also an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and many other conservation activities.
John Davis, Board Member
Jack Cohen, Board Member
As executive director of the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau, Jack oversees operations for its 200 members. In addition to promoting tourism, he serves on the County Park Board, and has been on the Cranberry Twp. Park Board since 1994. He is also a member of the Cranberry Sunrise Rotary. Butler County has so much to offer visitors, but as Jack says, "We need members like Moraine Preservation Fund to help us tell compelling stories to attract them. Undoubtedly, Moraine State Park has a lot to offer visitors, mostly due to the volunteer efforts of Moraine Preservation Fund. I am honored to be a board member and consider it a priority to share the group’s important environmental messages."
Nicolette Tolomeo Germain, Board MemberNicolette & her husband Ron along with two mischievous Yorkies have lived close to Portersville since 1995. Owner of Nicolette’s (Tailor Shop) & Specialty Gifts in Portersville for 22 years. A tailor by family trade, she has recently retired the tailor shop ending a three generation era. Now focusing on a second gifted career “in nature” as a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA Intl. Nicolette teaches safe & proper use of essential oils for better health. In addition to continuing a very unique & loved local Gift Shop she is an advocate for local businesses. "Organizing/planning many events over the years, I have an appreciation of the work involved.” She manages a Purple Martin Colony/House at Moraine (since 1997) & has been in love with this beautiful area since the 70’s. Biking, kayaking & a passionate sailor at Lake Arthur for over 30 years, docked at Davis Hollow Marina from 1982 until re-locating the NicoletteT to Marblehead Ohio a few years ago. “Our area is truly a little piece of heaven. We love to travel & I share my local & far away memories thru my photography”. Nicolette also humbly served on the BCTCB board for ten years & was one of the very first members. “So grateful & honored my path has lead me to MPF … I can’t wait to see what the future holds”!