About Us

Fostering Resources for a Vibrant St. Joseph County Parks

Established in 1989, The Friends of St. Joseph County Parks, (also known as the St. Joseph County Parks Foundation) is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization that assists the St. Joseph County Parks in land acquisition, park program enhancements, greenway connections and stewardship of natural and cultural resources.

We leverage resources for a vibrant St. Joseph County Parks - for today and for future generations. Through your donations, we are able to care for and enhance the investment in your County Parks.


Joel Bowers, President
Tina Cooper, Vice President
Erin Bonin, Secretary
Danielle Meersman, Treasurer
John Yarger, Past President

Board members:

Tyler Kanczuzewski, Nancy Meyer, Pete Owsianowski and Brandon Williamson.

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