Brian Ritter is the Facilitator for the Nahant Marsh Education Center and the Department Coordinator for Conservation Technology for the Eastern Iowa Community College District.  He is responsible for the overall operations of the Center including staffing, research, fundraising, events, recruitment and organization of volunteers, public relations, partnership development, educational programming and the development of  EICCD Conservation Technology Program.  Mr. Ritter also teaches college courses that focus on Fisheries Management, Field Ecology, Conservation, Wildlife Habitat Management and Wilderness Experience.

Prior to his work with Nahant Marsh, Brian worked as an adjunct professor for the EICCD and for Kirkwood Community College.  Mr. Ritter received his Psychology degree with a Biology minor from St. Ambrose University (B.S.) in Davenport and his Community Health degree from Western Illinois University (M.S.) in Macomb.  He has also taken graduate course work in Biology at Western Illinois.