Rhode Island Land Trust Council Governance

The R.I. Land Trust Council is governed by a board with members elected to represent the geographic and organizational diversity of land trusts around the state.

The RI Land Trust Council is not-incorporated as an independent organization and operates as a project of TSNE Mission Works (TSNE) a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. TSNE’s is the Council’s fiscal sponsor.

The Board of the Rhode Island Land Trust Council


Organization Affiliation*

Alex Chuman

Aquidneck Land Trust

Meg Lee

Westerly Land Trust

Edward "Ned" Levine

At large member

Bob Marshall

Prudence Conservancy (former board member)

Dennis Migneault

At large member, Wood Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Committee

Debra Mitchell

Cumberland Land Trust (former board member, Appalachian Mountain Club – Narragansett Chapter)

Roy Najecki

Glocester Land Trust (Municipal)

Barbara Rich

Smithfield Land Trust (Municipal)

Tom Rogers

Narragansett Land Conservation Trust (Municipal)

Chris Ryan

Tiverton Land Trust (former board member)

Jennifer Suellentrop

East Greenwich Land Trust (former board member) (Municipal)

Jeremy Wintersteen

At large member

* Note: Organization affiliation is listed to illustrate the Board Members' connections to land conservation.
  Board Members do not represent these organizations on the Council.


President: Barbara Rich

Vice-President: Tom Rogers

Secretary: Roy Najecki

Treasurer: Debra Mitchell

Executive Director: Rupert Friday (non-voting board member)


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