Board of Directors

Victoria Bastidas

President

Victoria is a volunteer Executive Board member and founder of the Friends of Johnston, Inc.  She received her Masters of Education from Desales University and studied Environmental Education at Arcadia University. She pursued additional field training in arboriculture, wetlands delineation and storm water management and is a Penn State Master Watershed Steward. She is honored to be Vice Chair of the Northampton County Open Space Committee and received the PA Environmental Educator’s Daisy S. Klinedist Educator of the Year award in 2011. Since 2008, Victoria has worked with the local environmental and service organizations to engage students of all ages in hands-on collaborative environmental education projects to restore the Archibald Johnston Conservation Area. Victoria's goals are to foster unique environmental education and practical skills opportunities, and positive social action in her community.

Lucille Boehm

Board Member

 

Lucille is a volunteer Board Member. Lucille is completeing her Bachelor's Degree in Business from Strayer University. Lucille has been a Sales Supervisor at Home Depot for the last 21 years. Lucille has been a longtime supporter of the efforts on the Farm and is a vital member of the Fundraising Committee.

Lawrence Briody

Board Member

 

Larry is a volunteer Board member and cofounder of the Friends fo Johnston. He is a member of the Communications Committee. Larry is retired from the biotechnical industry.  He loves the history of the Johnston Estate and is completely committed to ensuring fulfillment of the mission of the organization.  He has worked diligently on the environmental restoration.