LTV’s distinguished Board of Directors includes many prominent Virginians who are widely known for their dedication to conserving Virginia’s open space, farms, forests, rivers, and historic resources.
LTV Board of Directors
Christopher C. Dematatis, Chairman
Birge S. Watkins, Vice Chairman
Steffanie Burgevin, Secretary
James Behan, Treasurer
Malcom F. Baldwin
James E. Rich
Stephen Price, General Counsel
Hunton & Williams LLP, Pro bono publico Counsel
LTV Chairman’s Advisory Council
Childs F. Burden
Mary Leigh McDaniel
Ms. Allen Ohrstrom
Turner T. Smith, Jr.
Sally Price, Executive Director Sally was the founding Executive Director of New Jersey’s Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) where she and her staff worked for ten years to protect a portion of the NJ Pine Barrens. PPA coordinated with the NJ Conservation Foundation on conservation easements while also monitoring the state’s Pinelands Commission’s comprehensive management plan for land use in seven counties. Sally also lived in Maine for ten years where she helped raise funds to build a LEED certified performing arts center at the Waynflete School in Portland, ME and helped New England Forestry Foundation raise funds to protect a large landscape in Downeast, ME. Prior to her time in Maine, she helped the Ocean Conservancy organize their foundation and corporate fundraising program.
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Ashton Cole, Director of Conservation and Stewardship
Ashton Cole joined the Land Trust of Virginia in January of 2007. Ashton is responsible for working with landowners, monitoring easement properties, drafting and negotiating new easement projects, creating Baseline Documentation Reports, managing LTV’s in-house Geographic Information System and conducting conservation value research, analysis, and mapping for rural village protection studies. Ashton was born and raised in Winchester, Virginia and holds a BA in International Affairs from the University of Mary Washington. Ashton enjoys hiking, skiing, camping, home brewing and spending time with family and friends. Contact Ashton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kerry Roszel, Development Associate Kerry joined LTV in 2015. She has been part of the Loudoun and Fauquier County Communities for many years. Prior to joining LTV, Kerry was the Director of Education with the Associated Builders & Contractors – Virginia Chapter (ABC-VA) where she was directly involved with member training, development and outreach. Kerry is excited to bring her strong communication skills to LTV to support and strengthen its outreach and fundraising efforts. She is currently working on a number of projects to increase LTV’s presence in the community by partnering with local organizations, providing educational opportunities for families, and of course, LTV’s annual Garden Party. Find Kerry at email@example.com
Katy Carter, Communications Associate After fleeing a promising career inside the Beltway to live and work in the Virginia countryside, Katy has worked in a myriad of writing, editing, and public relations roles for small business and non-profit entities. She was Associate Editor for Covertside: The Magazine of Mounted Foxhunting, Editor of eCovertside.net and her freelance work has been published in the Chronicle of the Horse, EventingUSA, and the Steeplechase Times, among other publications. A dedicated foxhunter, Katy deeply loves this little corner of the world and is dedicated to the development of communication strategies that will grow and further advance the mission and success of LTV. Contact Katy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheryl Miller, Stewardship Associate Cheryl brings to LTV a diverse educational background and work experience across a number of disciplines. Since moving to Virginia in 2011, Cheryl has pursued her long-standing interest in historic landscape preservation by earning a masters degree in historic preservation, completing research and documentation fellowships with the Garden Club of Virginia and The Cultural Landscape Foundation, and most recently working with the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program. Cheryl is excited to bring her professional skills in project management and passion for preservation and conservation to LTV to support its stewardship efforts. Cheryl holds a BA in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania, a PhD in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology from the University of Chicago, Certification in Landscape Design from Harvard University, and a Masters in Historic Preservation from the Boston Architectural College. Contact Cheryl at email@example.com
Clare Rodenberg, Mapping Associate Clare is originally from Delaplane, Virginia, and has always been passionate about preserving the countryside. She received her Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Geospatial Analysis from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Her interests lie in using geographic information systems (GIS) to heighten awareness about environmental concerns. For LTV in particular, she uses her mapping skills to highlight trends and gaps regarding where the land is being protected versus where it is not. Clare is developing maps for our Rural Village Studies and is contributing to LTV’s Blue Ridge Village Conservation Initiative. She will be creating story maps that allow for an in-depth look at the current state of conservation in our area. Contact Clare at firstname.lastname@example.org