Meet our Executive Team, Preserve and Program Staff

Leadership Team

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Tom Gardali
Chief Executive Officer
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Julia Clothier
Chief Operating Officer
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Gary Schick
Chief Financial Officer
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Jen Newman
Director of Philanthropy
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Wendy Coy
Director of Communications
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Nils Warnock
Director of Conservation Science
Jennifer Spangler
Jennifer Spangler
Administrative Assistant

Bouverie Preserve

Nancy Trbovich
Nancy Trbovich
Bouverie Preserve Manager
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Susie Allen
M.F.K. Fisher Last House Program Coordinator and Events Manager
Amanda Botsford
Amanda Botsford
Land Steward at Bouverie Preserve
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Kurt Heffernon
Land Steward at Bouverie Preserve
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Jacqueline Levy
Education Program Manager at Bouverie Preserve
Jennifer Potts
Jennifer Potts
Resource Ecologist at the Bouverie Preserve

Cypress Grove Research Center

Martin Griffin Preserve

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Gwen Heistand
Martin Griffin Preserve Resident Biologist and Manager
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Catie Clune
Education Program Manager
Henry-Inman
Henry Inman
Resource Ecologist

Modini Preserve

Michelle-Cooper
Michelle Cooper
Modini Preserve Resident Biologist & Manager
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Kyle Doron
Resource Ecologist
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Tomas Ruiz
Modini Preserve Land Steward

Fire Forward

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Sasha Berleman, Ph.D.
Director of Fire Forward
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Spencer Adams
Apprentice
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Dianne Dollente
Apprentice
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Garrett Gradillas
Prescribed Fire Projects Coordinator
Hannah-Lopez
Hannah Lopez
Operational Logistics Manager
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Marty Malate
Apprentice
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Claire McMurtry
Administrative Logistics Manager
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Joaquin Pastrana
Apprentice
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Brian Peterson
Fire Ecologist
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Kira Rowan
Apprentice
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Adam Sawicky
Prescribed Fire Module Leader, The Nature Conservancy
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Paul Sokoloski
Crew Lead

Living With Lions

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Quinton Martins, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
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Liz Martins
Living with Lions Education Coordinator
Kate-Remsen
Kate Remsen
Trail Camera Project Coordinator

Philanthropy & Communications

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Jen Newman
Director of Philanthropy
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Wendy Coy
Director of Communications
Elizabeth-Hollis
Elizabeth Hollis
Development Manager
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Erika Obedzinski
Development & Communications Associate and Board Liaison
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Katie Rogers
Communications Specialist