Member, Jessica Decke
Director, 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Tanglewood
Jessica has worked at Tanglewood in varying capacities since 2001, serving director since 2008. Tanglewood, and its sister camp Blueberry Cove, serve to inspire people to reach their full potential by mastering skills and building self-confidence through quality education and having fun with friends. As director, Jessica is responsible for the day-to-day management of Tanglewood, everything from developing programming to hiring and training education staff, recruiting participants and securing fiscal support, collaborating with colleagues within Maine Cooperative Extension on statewide initiatives for youth, and, sometimes cooking meals. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management from Missouri State University and a master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Antioch University, New England.