Adele T. Moore has watched TreeHouse grow from a small, backyard grassroots passion project that she founded over 40 years ago to the thriving organization that it is today.
Read more about Adele and the founding of TreeHouse Wildlife Center here.
Meet the Team
Kelly joined TreeHouse as a volunteer in Dec. 2015, as an animal care volunteer, a grant writer, and fundraiser. In Jan., 2017 she was hired as the Fundraising Coordinator. Kelly is excited to step into the Executive Director position. Kelly is a Master Naturalist and has a Bachelor of Arts from SIUC, Associates of Arts from John A Logan College, and an Associate of Applied Science in Restoration Ecology from LCCC. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kerry Lennartz Kerry has 2 dogs and 3 cats. She is an avid hiker and backpacker. She loves volunteering her time to other sanctuaries and humane societies on her days off. Kerry attended college at University of Oregon majoring in Biochemistry. She worked as a carnivore keeper for 5 years with the Exotic Feline Rescue Center working with over 300 big cats during that time. She has helped rehabilitate and release 30 black bear cubs with Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care.
Samuel graduated with a bachelor’s of zoology from Kentucky Wesleyan College. He has worked on and off between Treehouse and the StL Zoo for 5 years. He has always enjoyed animals both at work and in his free time. He has a plethora of pets including; chickens, ducks, axolotls, millipedes, isopods, a corgi, a parakeet, and a Mexican red rump tarantula.
In high school, Seth interned at Boston School Forest in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. There he was responsible for the care of their ambassadors such as salamanders, turtles, and hedgehogs. He graduated from SIUE with a degree in Elementary Education. He has many pets including a hedgehog, an Eclectus Parrot, 2 dogs, a cat, 2 rabbits, 2 African clawed frogs, and an axolotl. He enjoys getting out into nature, but his favorite thing is teaching about our native plants and animals!