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Board of Directors


Victoria Bastidas


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 a member 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 estate. Victoria's goals are to foster unique environmental education and practical skills opportunities, and positive social action in her community.

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Betty Killo

Vice President


Betty is a volunteer Board member. Betty is a hard-working professional with 14.5+ years of experience and a proven knowledge of customer communications, process simplifications, and records management.  She is President and Treasurer of 501 c3
Nonprofit Mammys Angels and a Lehigh Valley Business Group Nature Chairperson.

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Rose Dopsovic



Rose is a volunteer Board member. Rose is a senior geographic informations systems professional and has been in the industry for the past 20 years.  She is heavily involved in Girl and Boy scouting and has served as Cub Scout Committee Chair (3 years), current Girl Scout Leader (6 years), and current Girl Scout Service Unit Manager.

Lucille Boehm



Lucille is a volunteer Board member. Lucille is completing 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.

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Crystal Williams

Board Member


Crystal is a volunteer Board member.  Crystal has over 10 years of experience in customer service and 7+ years of experience providing therapeutic services and care for senior citizens, youth and individuals with Autism.  With the help of her marketing expertise, Crystal's mission is bringing expansion, attention, and awareness to the farm.

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Benjamin Felzer

Board Member


Benjamin is a volunteer Board member. Benjamin Felzer is a climate and biogeochemical modeler who studies terrestrial ecosystems.  His recent work involves modeling the carbon and ecosystem effects of human and natural disturbances, such as land use and land cover change, in the context of climate warming, rising CO2 levels, and air pollution.

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Elena Kowalski

Board Member


Elena is a volunteer Board member. Elena is our community garden manager, 

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Tom Keefer

Board Member


Tom is a volunteer Board member.

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