Planet Play is led by respected education professionals with a combined 50+ years of experience in early childhood development and both formal and informal learning environments. Our board of directors and planning team includes educators and nonprofit professionals skilled in strategic planning, fund development, architecture and design, marketing and all aspects of operations.

Board Members

Barbara Loring Foster, Board President
Dana Patterson Nelson, Vice President of Education
Doug Stockman, Vice President of Site Development
Stacey Koenig
Courtney Kounkel
Lisa Skolnick
Kate Walz

Staff Members

Lauranne Hess, Executive Director
Jimmy Holmes, Director of Experience Development
Kelly Bobbitt