Humans of VYCC: Keith Warner…fan of cheese and Shostakovich

Let's introduce you to Keith Warner, our Conservation Program Coordinator.

Tell us a story about something cool you keep at your desk and why!

I have a dog bed underneath by desk for my pooch to ignore when he comes into the office.

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Humans of VYCC: Hans Melhus…fan of spider plants and carpooling

Let's introduce you to Hans Melus, our Conservation Program Coordinator, staff member since 2017 and VYCC alum.

Tell us a story about something cool you keep at your desk and why!

I have my spider plant. It is the offspring of the offspring of a plant I got my fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Hammond.

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Humans of VYCC: Halle Harklau, avid reader of The New Yorker…calendar

Let's introduce you to Halle Harkalu, our Conservation Program Coordinator, staff member since 2019 and VYCC alum.

Tell us a story about something cool you keep at your desk and why!

I have a calendar of New Yorker cartoons that I keep around because they are funny!

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Humans of VYCC: Pilar Lopez-Gomez…fan of creemees and totes.

Let's introduce you to Pilar our Conservation Program Manager, staff member since 2016 and a VYCC alum! 

Pilar at her desk, while the Minions look on.

Tell us a story about something cool you keep at your desk and why!

Print out of the poem “to be of use” Marge Piercy – it inspired me to do the good work that we do!

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Humans of VYCC: Jeremy Gerber…fan of Mad Taco and jars.

Let's introduce you to Jeremy Gerber our Development Manager, staff member since 2018.

Jeremy at his IRL VYCC desk!

Tell us a story about something cool you keep at your desk and why!

Gizmo! I tiny gremlin creature who represents my wife. Though in reality she is not short and hairy, with enormous ears like Gizmo, she can be quite mischievous like a gremlin.

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