Wen Marcec, Founder

Jerry Marcec, Treasurer


Wen and Jerry Marcec have been happily married for almost 47 years and are the proud parents of four grown children and one grandson.  They have a beagle named Churchill and a turtle named Sherlock.  They are the Founder and Treasurer of A Lasting World Inc., respectively, and they are also the Co-Facilitators of Camp H.O.P.E.   They currently reside just outside of Nashville, Tennessee and can frequently be found hiking in the state parks there. 


Jerry is a retired Research Chemist with a strong background in all the sciences, as well as having expertise in environmental sustainability and internal auditing.  He is an avid runner and he serves as Scholarship Chairperson for the Nashville Striders running club.  He volunteers in many areas at his local church.


Wen is a retired preschool teacher with experience in curriculum planning.  She enjoys writing, and she and a friend self-published a children's book about the environment.  She

has just completed courses and is a certified Tennessee Naturalist.  She also volunteers at her local church. 


Both Jerry and Wen love to read, love to travel, both are nature enthusiasts and both have a deep love of and concern for caring for the precious planet we live on.  They are most enthusiastic to bring a love of nature to children, especially the kids who attend Camp H.O.P.E.!