Barb Vitcosky joined The Wilderness Center as Development Director in November 2011 where she is responsible for fundraising and membership. She has 18 years experience in fund development and nonprofit communications. Prior to TWC, Barb worked at Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Humane Society of Silcon Valley, and American Red Cross of Santa Clara Valley. She is a member of Association of Fundraising Professionals Northeast Ohio Chapter and Leave a Legacy Stark County.
Barb enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Brent, her dog, Cusco and her cat, Enya. She also enjoys cooking with dandelion greens, garlic mustard, stinging nettles, ramps and other wild edible ingredients.
“I especially enjoy my work here at The Wilderness Center,” says Barb. “I get to share my love of nature and help others find meaningful ways of addressing the environmental issues that concern them.”