Open House for Gordon MaupinÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Retirement
Open House for Gordon Maupinâï¿½ï¿½s Retirement at The Wilderness Center Sat., Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Gordon Maupin, Executive Director of The Wilderness Center (TWC) announced his retirement effective February, 28, 2014. Maupin has spent the past 32 years as TWCâï¿½ï¿½s Executive Director. He will leave a legacy of significant accomplishÂ¬ments during his tenure at TWC. Maupin became the Executive Director of The Wilderness Center in 1981. During his career at TWC, he led the nonÂ¬profit nature center through growth and constant change from a staff of three to a staff of fourteen with land conservation holdings spanning the region. Under Maupinâï¿½ï¿½s leadership, TWC has more than doubled its fee ownership land holdings and acquired numerous conservation easements. Maupin has been an agent of innovation at The WilderÂ¬ness Center. TWC expanded its mission to include land conservancy work. Maupinâï¿½ï¿½s retirement in 2014 will coincide with The WilÂ¬derness Centerâï¿½ï¿½s 50th Anniversary. Please join us for an open house to visit and honor Gordon on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 AM - 2 PM. All are welcome! For more information visit www.wildernesscenter.org or call 1-877-359-5235.