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Meet the GLADE Instructional Team

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Andrew Kinslow (M.Ed.), GLADE Co-Director, is an experienced Biology instructor currently pursuing his Ph.D in Science Education at the University of Missouri.  While teaching at Logan-Rogersville High,  he created and developed the innovative Field Research summer course offering.  He is a federally licensed bird bander and founded the Homestead Springs Research Station.  In 2013, he was  awarded the  Conservation Federation of Missouri’s Conservation Educator of the Year.  He is also the recipient of the  2014 American Birding Association Chandler Robbins Award for Conservation and Education.


Tammy Trantham (MS), GLADE Co-Director, is a passionate biologist and educator of the Ozarks area.  While completing her Master’s in Biology from Missouri State University, she built her interest in aquatic biology and established herself in the water education realm.  Her former job with Table Rock Lake Water Quality, Inc., helped her build many connections to continue to educate the public on water quality and conservation.  Currently, as the Executive Director of Missouri Smallflows Organization, she organizes continuing education classes for onsite wastewater professionals around Missouri. She is also the owner of Trantham Consulting where she serves as a professional consultant on all water-related issues.


Matthew Tucker, Boys’ Residential Coordinator, is a senior at Missouri State University seeking a degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management. While spending the summer  in Maine’s Acadia National Park, he helped Friends of Acadia with volunteer projects throughout the park. He is very knowledgeable of outdoor safety from his extensive scouting experiences. Matthew is a 2012 GLADE graduate and has continued to be an enthusiastic supporter of GLADE ever since. He is currently in job training to become a soil scientist for the US Department of Agriculture in January.

Brooke Widmar, Girls’ Residential Coordinator, is a junior at Missouri State University majoring in Wildlife Biology.  When Brooke Widmar arrived at GLADE as a junior in high school, her enthusiasm and curiosity were palpable, and her ability to get things done was unmatched. After her experience at GLADE, she was constantly motivated to get the alum together to work or just enjoy each other’s company. She still is a master at gathering people together to do good. She rose to CFM Youth Conservationist of the Year, GOAS Board Member, and recently was the recipient of a James River Basin Partnership Achievement Award for Volunteerism and Studentship.  She is currently the Executive Assistant for the Missouri Stream Teams Watershed Coalition.


Dr. Janice Schnake Greene (Ph.D.), GLADE Co-Founder and MSU Liaison,  is the Director of the Missouri State University Bull Shoals Field Station and an Ornithologist and Biology Education Professor at Missouri State.  She teaches a variety of hands-on ecology-related topics at the field station and is involved in many monitoring projects. She is a federally licensed bird bander and runs the Bull Shoals Field Station Banding Station.  She also serves as Vice President of GLADE’s parent organization, the Greater Ozarks Audubon Society.Greg porch

Greg Swick (M.Ed.), GLADE Co-Founder and Outreach Coordinator, is an experienced outdoor educator and leadership facilitator. His courses emphasis the human role in decision making on ecological interventions and incorporate hands-on, experiential learning into leadership development. In 2010 he was a recipient of a TogetherGreen Fellowship for conservation leaders nationwide. In 2011 he authored Gold in the Glades: The GLADE Guide to Outdoor Leadership Development.

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  1. Congratulations to Andrew Kinslow for receiving the 2014 American Birding Association Chandler Robbins Award for Conservation and Education and for receiving the 2014 Conservation Federation of Missouri Conservation Educator of the Year.

    Congratulations to Dr. Janice Greene for receiving her Federally Licensed Master Bird Banding Permit.

    Congratulations to Kelsey Rumley for receiving the 2014 Conservation Federation of Missouri Youth Conservationist of the Year.

  2. Congratulations to Ethan Green, GLADE Class of 2013! It has been announced that he is the recipient of this spring’s Conservation Federation of Missouri Youth Conservationist of the Year!

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