Board, Staff, and Advisors

Board of Directors

President
Anne Faulkner,
New Hampshire

Conservation Landowner

Vice President
Jim Dumont, Vermont
Attorney

Secretary
Cynthia Pope White,
New Hampshire

Artist & Conservation Landowner

Treasurer
Dean Lizotte,
New Hampshire 

Certified Public Accountant

Mark Anderson, PhD, Massachusetts 
Director of Conservation Science, Eastern U.S. Region
The Nature Conservancy

Tom Butler, Vermont
Editorial Projects Director
Foundation for Deep Ecology

John Davis,
New York

Eastern Wildlands Advocate

Marc Lapin, PhD, Vermont Middlebury College Environmental Program

Merloyd Ludington,
Massachusetts

Editor & Publisher

Susie O’Keefe, Maine
Author & Research Associate College of the Atlantic

Advisors

Phyllis Austin
Journalist
Author of On Wilderness—Voices in Maine

Gerard Bertrand, PhD
Co-founder of The World Land Trust
Honorary President of The American Bird Conservancy

Meade Cadot, PhD
Former Land Director
& Senior Naturalist

The Harris Center for Conservation Education

Mike DiNunzio
Conservation Ecologist
Author of Adirondack Wildguide

Bill McKibben
Journalist and activist
Author of The End of Nature and Eaarth

David Publicover
Senior Staff Scientist
Appalachian Mountain Club

Nancy Smith
Former Executive Director
Sweet Water Trust

Steven Trombulak, PhD
Professor of Biology
Middlebury College

George Woodwell, PhD
Founder, Director Emeritus, and Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Research Center

Staff

Daryl Burtnett
Executive Director

Cathleen Maine
Director of Development & Operations

Marisa Riggi
Conservation Director

Shelby Perry
Conservation Assistant

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