Carolyn Faught, Communications Director, joined our staff in 2002. She lives in Omena with her husband, Dave, and two sons. In addition to working four days a week at the Conservancy, she also owns and runs Omena Cut Flowers, a U-Pick flower farm. Prior to joining the Conservancy, Carolyn spent 10 years at Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, where she served as Managing Editor. In 1997, Carolyn won the prestigious Ben East prize for environmental journalism for a piece on the DNR, and authored many other comprehensive environmental issue pieces. She also spent five years at the magazine in marketing and circulation, and is a 1979 graduate of M.S.U. with a B.A. in English. She is responsible for all the printed materials of the Conservancy, press releases, and working with the Outreach Committee on events such as the annual Picnic and Auction. She also is responsible for the development and maintenance of the web site.