Former Staff

From its inception by visionary founder Phoebe Hall Knipling, who was a science teacher and science supervisor for Arlington Public Schools, the Outdoor Lab has benefitted from the boundless energy, creativity and energy of its staff, directors and administrators. We thank all those employees who have worked for the Outdoor Lab!

Christine Payack, Director, 2017-2019

Neil Heinekamp, Director, 1996-2018

Ken Leinbach, Director, 1989-1995

Doug Hunsucker, Director, 1978-1989

Dr. Phoebe Hall Knipling, Founder