People of the Preserve 


CFNP Founder

Daniel LaMar Christy, Jr

D. LaMar Christy, Jr. was a third-generation Fremont native, community-minded business leader and retired manufacturer. Mr. Christy was affiliated with at least 19 community organizations including the Sandusky County Regional Planning Commission, the Manufacturers Council, and the Terra Technical College and Vanguard Vocational High School Advisory Committees. Mr. Christy gave much to the community beyond that of his profession. 



Dan Zimmerman, President
Aaron Nye, Vice President
David Albrechta, Secretary, Chairman of Membership Committee
Holly Elder, Treasurer
Joe Albrecht, Immediate Past President
Carmen Christy, Daughter of D. Lamar Christy, the Preserve’s founder
Andy Hershey, Chair Youth Committee 
Aaron Opelt, Chairman of Conservation Committee
Jeff Opelt 
Aly Rumer
Charlie Schwochow 
Sara Sherick
Gary Steinle, Chair Buildings Committee