Who We Are

Members of the Stewards Group are passionate about the Education Center - its mission, its people, its location. They have a strong connection to those aspects and to each other.


We are a group of people who enjoy working together and spending time outdoors, especially when it benefits area youth. Think you would like to be part of our team? Contact us!


Dennis Tasson

Former Principal at Aspen Ridge Middle School, Dennis has been part of the Clear Lake 'scene' for over 22 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his position.

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Vice President

Dick Seibert

Part of the Catholic Youth Retreat group, Dick has been involved at Clear Lake for many years. His dedication brings a vision for the Center that voices the needs of the rental groups.


Gayle Bradley

New to the group but not to education, 
Gayle was a teacher for many years and shares a passion for nurturing the whole student. She is an avid outdoors person and an active adventurer.

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Linda Levin

As a former teacher and administrator of one of our visiting schools, Linda understands what CLEC is about. Her background in Girl Scouts brings a high level of organization to the group.

Member at Large

Rob Wiener

An environmental educator with Michigan State University Extension, Rob has been collaborating with Clear Lake for a number of years, bringing knowledge and experience to the team.

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Member at Large

Estelle Smyth

With extensive business and nonprofit knowledge and experience, we are excited to have Estelle as part of our team. Watch for great things to come from her involvement!

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