Kyle is a Grand Rapids native and a Grand Valley State University alumnus. He holds a B.S in Natural Resources Management with a minor in Geology. During his time at GVSU he served as the president of the Student Environmental Coalition, a student organization dedicated to raising awareness of environmental issues and student action. The SEC also focused on improving the recycling and composting rates by students on campus.
Kyle’s first got involved with WMEAC in the spring of 2016 volunteering for the Ottawa County Grand River Cleanup. He was then hired as a Teach for the Watershed intern in the summer of 2016 and has been supporting WMEAC’s environmental education programs ever since. Officially becoming a full-time staff member in June 2019, Kyle is also involved with WMEAC’s rain barrel workshops, zero waste initiatives, and stormwater education.
At the office you can find Kyle tending to the worms, packing Teach for the Watershed equipment or putting together rain barrels. Go find him in the back corner of the office if you want to get involved with the education programs! In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, building furniture, and composting.