Troy Weldy



Troy assumed the new title of President on September 28. (more…)

Heidi Bock


Conservation Education Manager

Heidi is a native of Columbia County and joined CLC in June 2006. (more…)

Whitney Bushey


Public Lands Manager

Whitney joined CLC in June 2017 as a Public Lands Steward. (more…)

Sam Calhoun


Agricultural Programs Associate

Sam joined CLC in June of 2019 as the FARM Program Associate. (more…)

Marissa Codey


Director of Agricultural Programs

Since she began working at CLC in 2003 Marissa has overseen many transactions. (more…)

Terence Duvall

Agricultural Programs Coordinator

Terence focuses on the Farmer-Landowner Match Program. (more…)

Arianna Ferrario

Stewardship Associate
Arianna joined CLC in 2018, and is part of the easement stewardship team. (more…)

Jessica Holmes


Director of Operations

Jessica joined CLC in 2005, and loves being part of achieving CLC’s mission. (more…)

Rachel Hoppins


Operations Manager

Rachel joined CLC in April of 2019, and hails from the flatlands of Kansas. (more…)

JJ Kathe


Public Lands Steward/Volunteer Coord.

JJ joined CLC in May 2020 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography. (more…)

Beth H. Mills, Ph.D.


Director of Conservation Programs

Beth joined the staff at CLC in July 2017 after working for years in New Mexico. (more…)

Katherine Pinkowski


Operations & Outreach Associate

Katherine joined CLC in March 2019 and grew up exploring Columbia County. (more…)

Nicholas Pitel


Conservation Projects Manager

Nick joined CLC in September 2019, and previously worked to protect agricultural land and forests. (more…)

Jenifer Rosete


Conservation Education Associate

Jenifer joined CLC in October 2020 and is a Columbia County native with a degree in Environmental Science. (more…)

Paul Stathis

Public Lands Steward

Paul joined CLC in January of 2020. He is excited to conserve the land of Columbia County. (more…)

Christine Vanderlan


Community Projects Manager

Christine became part of the CLC team in January 2014, and works with towns and municipalities. (more…)

Rebecca Walker


Communications & Grants Manager

Rebecca joined CLC in August 2015 after completing a dual-degree graduate program. (more…)

Craig Westcott

Director of Philanthropy

In partnership with staff and board colleagues, Craig nurtures relationships and raises philanthropic support for CLC. (more…)

Christopher Young


Stewardship & GIS Coordinator

Chris joined the CLC staff in June 2016, and is a Columbia County native with a deep respect for the wonders of nature. (more…)