Staff

Executive Director

Julie Slavet

Julie has 40 years of experience in building organizations and serving communities. She came to Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership in 2011, after serving as the senior district staff member for Congresswoman…

Upstream Conservation Leader

Ryan Neuman

  Ryan recently served as an environmental education intern at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. He’s also spent time at Silver Lake Nature Center in a variety of roles from water…

Philadelphia Community Organizer

Susan Sunhee Volz

Susan is a Philadelphia local who developed a love of nature at a young age through exploring the woods and creek at Pennypack Park. She has a B.A. in Political…

Development & Administration Manager

Emilie Wetzel

  Emilie grew up in Le Roy, New York and spent much of her childhood exploring the forest and Oatka Creek near her home. This time outdoors sparked her interest…

Communications Specialist

Rachel Hess

Rachel grew up in Harrisburg, PA, and earned her degree in Communications with a concentration in Leadership and Public Advocacy from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. After graduating in the Spring…

We Walk PHL Leader

Bethany Harvey

Bethany has been a walking group leader through We Walk PHL since 2017, starting out in Hunting Park and then switching to Tacony Creek Park when Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership joined…

Community Watershed Leader, Philadelphia

Doryán De Angel

  Doryán works with the Philadelphia watershed team to engage and educate residents about watershed and stormwater issues. Doryán started with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership as an outstanding hands-on volunteer. Born…

Run With Me Leader

Jessica Contreras

Jessica is a mother of three, wife, and lover of all things running who lives and works in Philadelphia. She began running eight years ago by exploring various running trails…

Vernon Park Rain Garden Caretaker

Malcolm Bundy

Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Malcolm earned his Bachelor’s degree in Geoenvironmental Studies from Shippensburg University.  Malcolm HAS always loved being outdoors, but what really pushed him to pursue a degree…

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