Staff

Senior Management

John v.H. Halsey

President

Favorite Activity
Sailing
Sailing

Melanie Cirillo

Vice President

“May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes!”

Favorite Activity
Paddling
Paddling

Yvette DeBow-Salsedo

Vice President(she/her)

“The Earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry

Conservation Programs

Timothy J. Caufield

Senior Advisor

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” - H.D. Thoreau 

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Kim Quarty

Director of Conservation Planning

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Holly Sanford

Senior Project Manager

“This land is your land, this land is my land…” - Woody Guthrie

Favorite Activity
Gardening
Gardening

Julie Wesnofske

Senior Project Manager

Favorite Activity
Farming
Farming

Rosalie Poitras

Planning Administrative Assistant

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you” — Walt Whitman

Leandra R. Bakker

Project Assistant

“There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.” – Dalai Lama

Stewardship

Matt Swain

Director of Stewardship & Geographic Information Systems

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” - Warren Buffett

Favorite Activity
Biking
Biking

Dan Heston

Director of Agricultural Programs

“Nature is both God’s ultimate challenge and balm for mind, body, and spirit.”

Layton Guenther

Director, Quail Hill Farm(they/them)

“Matter doesn’t disappear, it transforms. Energy is the same way. The Earth is layer upon layer of all that has existed, remembered by the dirt.” - Adrienne Maree Brown

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Rick Bogusch

Garden Director, Bridge Gardens

“We’re neither pure, nor wise, nor good. We’ll do the best we know. We’ll build our house and chop our wood. And make our garden grow. And make our garden grow!” - From the musical Candide

Favorite Activity
Gardening
Gardening

Jessie McSwane

Senior Stewardship Manager

“Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” - Pablo Picasso 

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Madison Aldrich

Farm Manager, Quail Hill Farm

Josh Halsey

Environmental Programs Manager

“O medo de quem navega não é o mar, mas a terra.” - Amyr Klink

Favorite Activity
Gardening
Gardening

Brendan Minogue

Stewardship Manager

“Conservation is a state of harmony between man and land.” 

Jackie Wilson

Stewardship Program Coordinator

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Favorite Activity
Fishing
Fishing

Lawrence Zietz

Propagation and Flower Coordinator

“You can see everything in the universe in one tangerine. When you peel it and smell it, it’s wonderful. You can take your time eating a tangerine and be very happy.“ — Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace is Every Step

Favorite Activity
Biking
Biking

Thomas Corcoran

GIS Technician & Stewardship Coordinator

“He who binds to himself a joy, Does the winged life destroy. He who kisses the joy as it flies, Lives in eternity’s sunrise”

—William Blake

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Marketing, Outreach & Education

Kathleen Kennedy

Senior Manager of Outreach

“Be we merry while we may and mindful of joy, for heaviness of the heart can be had at the asking.” - Taken from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Favorite Activity
Biking
Biking

Bridget Micieli-Martinez

Events and Design Manager

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” - Dr. Suess, The Lorax

Favorite Activity
Photography
Photography

Julia King

Marketing and Communications Assistant(she/her)

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Development

Amanda Abraham

Director of Development(she/her)

“Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.” - L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables 

Alison Delaney

Development Officer(she/her)

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” – Rachel Carson

 

Stephanie Konarski

Manager of Donor Information and Grant Relations(she/her)

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall

Olivia Waterhouse

Development Assistant(she/her)

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.” — John Muir

Finance & Operations

Lori Mikula

Director of Finance

“Two roads diverged into the woods, and I - I took the ones less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” - R. Frost

Favorite Activity
Hiking
Hiking

Deborah Thomas

Director of People and Culture

Robin L. Harris

Senior Office Manager

“Being in nature’s presence transcends all of life’s cares.” - Unknown 

Janine Beck

Manager of Accounting

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