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Adminstrative Accountant

Prior to joining the Westcave team, Jane spent 18 years at Maxwell Locke & Ritter, Austin’s largest locally owned accounting firm. She started her years there as a receptionist and quickly became part of the leadership and management team; ending her tenure in 2011 as Firm Administrator and Director of Learning & Development. For 12 years, Jane has worked closely with the Preserve at Walnut Springs where she currently serves in an...

Amber Ahrns Gosselin, Westcave Conservation Director

Conservation Director

Amber Ahrns Gosselin, Conservation Director at Westcave, grew up with an intrinsic love of the outdoors and educating people about the natural world. She attributes her love of nature to her parents who raised her at Westcave Preserve. Her father John Ahrns, was Westcave’s first Preserve Manager. At the start of Amber’s career, she helped manage Hamilton Pool Preserve for the better part of a decade. She received her BS from Texas State in...

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Community Coordinator

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Environmental Education Programs Manager

Lindsay Loftin is Westcave's Environmental Education Programs Manager and comes to us with an extensive background in connecting communities to nature. Lindsay graduated with a degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in Environmental Education from Warren Wilson College. She's spent time teaching science in low-income schools in North Carolina, leading cave exploration field trips in her home of Austin, Texas and in 2012 managed...

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Nature to Neighborhood Manager

Kathy is a naturalist and wandering curiosity factory. With more questions than answers, she is constantly driven to stay engaged in learning, exploring and connecting. While running her own business, HOLOS Collaborative, Kathy amassed 17 years in sustainable design consulting, research and education. Trained as an architect and one of the world's first trained Biomimicry Specialists through Biomimicry 3.8, she's adopted the core tenets of...