Megan Betz
Megan serves as the Secretary and Communications Team Leader. She’s a local food and sustainable agriculture advocate, and the Orchard has taught her how to begin feeding herself.


Josh David
Josh has been involved with numerous nonprofit and private-sector entrepreneurial start-ups. Thanks to this experience, he played a large role in the development of the Orchard’s strategic plan. Currently, Josh oversees the Orchard’s governance, leadership recruitment, and partnership initiatives.


Ross Gay
Ross serves as the Education Team Co-chair, which offers classes on tree planting, orchard management, and more. He also teaches poetry at Indiana University, and writes, these days, poems about figs–which you can find growing at the Orchard!


Stephen Hale
Stephen helps the Operations team and leads the compost operation–he was the mastermind behind our new hugelkultur bed.


Jon Jackson, Treasurer
Jon also serves as the Finance Committee Chair. Jon is a CPA and the Controller for a local cooperative. He’s passionate about sustainability and is the Orchard’s Treasurer.

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Theresa Meyers
Theresa is a member of the Education Team. She has been a Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard intern and is working on her Master’s degree at the School for of Public and Environmental Affairs.

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Katherine Zilvinskis
Kate leads the Development Committee. She earned her Master’s from the School for of Public and Environmental Affairs and brings loads of fundraising experience to the position.


Amy Roche, Chair
Amy also serves as the Outreach Team Chair. She’s a life-long fruit lover and can’t think of much more inspiring than growing and sharing fruit. Amy says she’s here to learn how to do just that, and share what she learns.


Sarah Ryterband
Sarah came to Bloomington for its rich community. She takes great joy in helping the Orchard come to fruition. Sarah says she learns, shares, and reaps the rewards of the Orchard.