Sara DePew-Bäby joined the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in July 2014 as our Avian Caretaker. She attended Miami University in her hometown of Oxford, Ohio, from where she received her Bachelor’s in Zoology and Environmental Science. Sara has been in the animal care field since 1997, working with a diverse list of species including over 90 species of birds. Her favorite animals are Red Pandas and Horses, but her favorite birds include Red-Tailed Hawks, Nene, Common Eiders, Puffins, and Trumpeter Swans. Her husband, Ian, is a music teacher and they love calling the Mitten home.
Phone: (269) 671-2181
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
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.
Brenden Kokx joined the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in July of 2020 as the Avian Care Support Technician. He has a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Management from Michigan State University. He found an affinity for birds while serving as the Joe Johnson Fellowship intern here at the Sanctuary in 2017. He loves all things adventure, but especially birding, hiking, and hammocking. When he’s not at work, he and his wife, CeeJay, spend as much time as they can outside with their dogs.