Staff

Executive Staff

John v.H. Halsey

President

Favorite Activity
Sailing

Pam Greene

Senior Vice President

Favorite Activity
Hiking

Yvette DeBow-Salsedo

Vice President

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” — John Muir

Julie Zaykowski

Vice President

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” - Unknown 

Favorite Activity
Hiking

Conservation Programs

Timothy J. Caufield

Senior Advisor

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

Favorite Activity
Hiking

Melanie Cirillo

Director of Conservation Planning

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

Favorite Activity
Paddling

Holly Sanford

Project Manager

“Kind heart, fierce mind, brave spirit.”

Favorite Activity
Gardening

Kim Quarty

Senior Project Manager

Favorite Activity
Hiking

Jessie Marcus

Project Associate

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

Favorite Activity
Hiking

Josh Halsey

Conservation Programs Assistant

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

Favorite Activity
Gardening

Stewardship

Matt Swain

Senior Stewardship Manager/GIS Technician

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

Favorite Activity
Biking

Denise Markut

North Fork Stewardship Manager

“In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” - Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy 

Dan Heston

Senior Manager of Agricultural Programs

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

Favorite Activity
Visit a Farmstand

Brendan Minogue

Land Steward

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

Scott Chaskey

Director, Quail Hill Farm

“This is what is meant, and is all that can be meant, by ‘sustainability.’ The fertility cycle turns by the law of nature. The cultural cycle turns on affection.” -Wendell Berry

Favorite Activity
Gardening

Layton Guenther

Farm Manager, Quail Hill Farm

Favorite Activity
Hiking

Rick Bogusch

Garden Manager, 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

Marketing, Outreach & Education

Kathleen Kennedy

Outreach Manager

“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

Bridget Micieli-Martinez

Events and Design Coordinator

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

Favorite Activity
Photography

Autumn Rose M. Williams

Marketing and Communications Assistant

“Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught and the last stream poisoned will we realize we cannot eat money.” - Cree Indian Prophecy 

Favorite Activity
Paddling

Development

Rebecca A. Chapman

Senior Advisor

“Take time to get outside.  It will do you a world of good.  And though the odds are very low that you will be eaten, carry your bear spray!” - Jonathan Jarvis, director, National Park Service

Amanda Abraham

Director of Development

“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 

Janet Schutt

Donor Services Manager

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” - Dorothy Parker 

Donna Bova

Data Manager

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” - Unknown 

Stephanie Konarski

Development Assistant

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

Favorite Activity
Biking

Finance & Operations

Steve Rendall

Director of Finance

Lori Mikula

Accounting Manager

“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

Robin L. Harris

Office Coordinator

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