Sara DePew-Bäby joined the Sanctuary in July 2014 as our Avian Caretaker. She attended Miami University in her hometown of Oxford, Ohio, where she received her Bachelor’s in Zoology and Environmental Science. Sara has been in the zoo and animal care field since 1997. Her favorite animals are Red Pandas and Horses, but her favorite birds include Red-Tailed Hawks, Nene, Common Eiders, and Puffins. Sara has lived in Michigan since 2006 and has dogs and cats to cater to when she’s not working. Her husband, Ian, is a music teacher and they love calling the Mitten home!
Phone: (269) 671-2510
Shae Borenstein joined the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in July 2016 as an Avian Care Technician. Shae has a B.S. in Animal Science from Michigan State University with a concentration in Biology and Pre-Veterinary Science. She lives in Portage, MI and enjoys spending time with her dog hiking together. Shae loves all animals, yet her favorite is owls! She’s excited to be working at the Sanctuary and loves the birds- both the residents and visitors.
Phone: (269) 671-2510
Lisa Duke joined the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in May 2012 as the Animal Caretaker and is now the Sanctuary Manager. Lisa has a B.S. in Zoology from Michigan State University with a concentration in Zoo and Aquarium Science. Lisa has a love of the outdoors and all animals found in it. She resides in Battle Creek, MI with her husband, sons, and plethora of pets.
Phone: (269) 671-2511
Kimberly Ginn was a community volunteer for 12 years before joining the Sanctuary staff in February 2013 and is the Resource Center Coordinator. She enjoys all things about managing the Resource Center, especially working with our remarkable volunteers. An Advanced Master Gardener since 2004, she is enthusiastic about the renovation of our Pollinator Garden.
Phone: (269) 671-2356
Tiffany Greenfield joined the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in September of 2017 as Administrative Support. Tiffany has an Associates in Accounting from Jefferson Community College in Watertown, NY. Tiffany loves to spend time outdoors and traveling with her husband and two sons. She is especially passionate about her community of Hastings and Barry County. In the spring and summer months, Tiffany can be found with her family monitoring nest boxes throughout Barry County.