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 

Name

Organization Affiliation*

Alex Chuman Aquidneck Land Trust
Edward “Ned” Levine At large member
Joe Marion Little Compton Agriculture Conservancy Trust (former trustee)
Bob Marshall Prudence Conservancy (former board chair)
Debra Mitchell Cumberland Land Trust (former chair, Appalachian Mountain Club – Narragansett Chapter)
Roy Najecki Glocester Land Trust (Municipal)
Barbara Rich Smithfield Land Trust (Municipal)
Tom Rogers Chair, Narragansett Land Conservation Trust (Municipal)
Adam Satchell At large member
Jennifer Suellentrop East Greenwich Land Trust (former trustee) (Municipal)
Kristen Swanberg Smithfield Land Trust (former trustee)
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.

Officers

President: Tom Rogers

Vice-President: Bob Marshall

Secretary: Roy Najecki

Treasurer: Barbara Rich

Executive Director: Kate Sayles (non-voting board member)