Our Staff

Carrie King
Executive Director
Carrie is passionate about creating nourishing environments for people, plants, and animals. She is a solutions-based thinker who appreciates comical and creative perspectives. Carrie is devoted to leaving the world in better shape than when she found it. Her hobbies include gardening, reading, home renovation, and spending time with family and friends. Her passions include connecting people to nature and strengthening ties within our local communities. Carrie is the founder and co-leader of the Grateful Garden, an award-winning school and community garden in Chester.

Kimberly Galandak-O’Connor
Education Director
Kimberly made the switch from the business sector to the nonprofit world because of her belief in making a change for the better through environmental education. Growing up in the country and exploring nature planted the seed that now has grown into a full passion for all things environmental. Her interests include nature photography, hiking, traveling, gardening and fundraising. Kimberly’s undergraduate liberal arts degree concentrated in Environmental Studies and she holds a Master's degree in Nonprofit Management. She has taught environmental subjects to all ages but loves teaching the younger students.

Rachel Brown
Environmental Educator
Rachel Brown is returning to The Nature Museum team in her role as the Environmental Educator at the Fish Ladder Visitor Center for the 2015 season. She started her environmental education career with an internship at the UVM Watershed Alliance. Rachel spent eight years at the Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center. She is active on the N.H. Environmental Educators board of directors, and has also been on the boards of N.H. Rivers Council and New England Environmental Education Alliance. Rachel is a certified lifeguard.