We are a small but strong and dedicated team of creative reuse professionals who love diverting usable waste from the waste stream and making creative materials accessible to teachers, parents, kids, hobbyists, crafters, artisans, creative entrepreneurs and, well, everyone.

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CLAIRE TYRA

Executive Director - Ann Arbor  

  • Hometown: Ypsilanti, MI  
  • Current Residence: Ypsilanti, MI
  • Been at SCRAP since: Jan 2018  
  • SCRAP expertise: Organization, Events, Marketing, Operations   
  • Favorite store item: Textiles, Yarn, Embroidery Floss  
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Mixed media collage, fabric portraits, anything with yarn! 

Pronouns: she, her, hers

claire.t@scrapcreativereuse.org

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JUNE BEATY

Creative Reuse Center Manager

  • Been at SCRAP since: Jan 2019
  • SCRAP expertise: Organizing the sales floor and volunteer coordinaton
  • Favorite store item: Yarn
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Crochet stuffies. Fabric collage
  • What they’re up to off the clock: Cooking and baking with my daughter, reading, and spending time with my pets

Pronouns: she, her, hers

 helloannarbor@scrapcreativereuse.org

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MEGAN NICHOLSON

Education/Reuse Specialist

  • Hometown: Dallas, Texas
  • Curretn Residence: Ypsilanti, MI
  • Been at SCRAP since: July 2022  
  • SCRAP expertise: helping others find their inner creative
  • Favorite store item: kitschy cross stitch patterns and anything channeling Martha Stewart circa 1990
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Anything that solves a storage problem in a beautiful way
  • What they’re up to off the clock: gardening, writing, thrifting, fixing something in my 100-year-old house, hiking with my dog

Pronouns: she, her, hers

annarboreducation@scrapcreativereuse.org

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KIRA BREHOB

Reuse Specialist

  • Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Curretn Residence: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Been at SCRAP since: January 2023  
  • SCRAP expertise: Providing creative inspiration
  • Favorite store item: stickers!
  • Favorite creative reuse project: Using random paper scraps to make pretty journal layouts
  • What they’re up to off the clock: doing some form of art, wandering local forest trails, thrifting, or spending time with friends, family, and pets

Pronouns: she, her, hers

helloannarbor@scrapcreativereuse.org

SUPPORT CREATIVE REUSE IN ANN ARBOR, MI!


We count on your generosity as an individual, foundation, corporate sponsor, or partner.

You feel the creative, environmental, and educational love from SCRAP. You return the love by adding to our resources so we can share with others. It becomes a circle of love that keeps giving – to you, to us, and to the entire community.