Julieann Burroughs

President, Friends of the Hocking Hills

Julieann is the president of the Friends of the Hocking Hills and owner of Hocking Hills Canopy Tours and Wild Zipline Safari.  She has campaigned for the John Glenn Astronomy Park for many years, and has an extraordinary talent for media relations and administration.


Clyde Gosnell and Omie Warner

Fund Raisers, Planning

Retired architect Clyde Gosnell has devoted himself, full time, to fund-raising for the John Glenn Astronomy Park.  It was Clyde who shared the plan for an observatory and observing park in the Hocking Hills with John Glenn and his family.  Clyde has also worked closely with Lucia Hoehne in bringing the architectural aspects of the project to life.  
Working alongside him is his wife, Omie Warner.  Omie is a former anesthesiologist at Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio,   She is the founder of the Stratford Ecological Center near Delaware, Ohio.
Due mainly to their hard work and dedication, the Friends of the Hocking Hills has raised over $1.1 million dollars to date.

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Brad and Lucia Hoehne

Amateur Astronomer, Director JGAp / Drafting, Construction and design

Brad Hoehne has been an amateur astronomer for over 20 years.  As a member of the Columbus Astronomical Society, he has been active in public outreach at programs with the CAS, of which he has been president, and at Ohio Wesleyan University's Perkins Observatory.   He has given countless lectures and written hundreds of articles on Astronomical topics.   Brad created the original plan for JGAP over 10 years ago.
Brad's Wife, Lucia Hoehne, works at M+A Architects in Columbus, Ohio.  She took the concepts for the JGAP, and turned them into a working project.  She also serves as project manger for the construction phase of the park.