Bill Taddicken - Director
Bill leads and oversees all Rowe Sanctuary programs on the 2,400-acre Sanctuary and has worked extensively on conservation of the Platte River for Sandhill Cranes, Whooping Cranes, and other wildlife. Previous positions included Assistant Director and Director of Conservation. Bill has a B.S. in wildlife biology.
Andrew Pierson - Director of Conservation
Andrew is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the conservation program. He grew up on a farm and ranch near Arcadia, NE, received his B.S. in biological sciences, and has a strong background with at-risk wildlife through past employment with the U.S. Forest Service, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Kent Skaggs - Operations Manager
As Operations Manager, Kent oversees day-to-day management of the Center and Sanctuary. In addition to his office duties, he serves as a guide to Rowe Sanctuary’s crane viewing tours along the Platte River and leads birding trips for Audubon in south-central Nebraska. He has lived in south-central Nebraska most of his life and has developed a deep appreciation for the birds and other wildlife that can be found there. Kent has a B.S. in biology.
Anne Winkel - Community Outreach Coordinator
Anne oversees the Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer program that includes over 100 volunteers annually, and works to increase community-based stewardship of the Platte River Valley. Anne grew up on a farm close to Shickley, in south central Nebraska. Anne earned a B.A. in bible, religion and philosophy with a minor in women’s studies.
Sharon Ingram - Nature Store Manager/Buyer
Cody Wagner - Habitat and Outreach Program Assistant