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
Childs F. Burden
Stephanie L. Kenyon
James E. Rich
Stephen C. Price, General Counsel
LTV Chairman’s Advisory Council
Mary Leigh McDaniel
Mrs. 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
Isa Bryant, Stewardship Manager
Ana-Elisa (Isa) joined LTV in 2017. She is the Stewardship Manager for all of LTV’s easements while also running the social media accounts, maintaining the website, and assisting Ashton with new easements when possible. Born in Idaho, she has grown up in many different parts of the world, sparking a love for the outdoors and conservation. She proudly holds a biology degree from Sweet Briar College and a Masters degree from Virginia Tech. If she is not in the field monitoring easements, she’s likely with her rescue dog, Darwin, trying to see as much of Virginia as possible through hiking or horse-back riding the country-side. Should you have any questions about yearly monitoring, volunteering to help with stewardship, or LTV’s stewardship program, feel free to reach out to Isa at Isa@landtrustva.org.
Seth Young, Conservation and Stewardship Associate
Starting in March of 2018, Seth is the most recent addition to the LTV staff. His primary duty will be assisting with the stewardship of LTV’s easements, while also promoting the Blue Ridge Conservation Initiative, updating the website, and drafting press releases. A native of central Pennsylvania, Seth graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Geography-Environmental Studies and has since performed field conservation work with organizations such as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Montana Conservation Corps, and Polk County Parks and Recreation (NC). In his free time, Seth enjoys camping, cooking, fly fishing, and exploring the Virginia countryside with his dog, Sanuk. Feel free to contact Seth at firstname.lastname@example.org.