Our Team

Ryland Engelhart

He/Him
Co-Founder & Executive Director

Richard Wegman

He/Him
Chief Operating Officer

Karen Rodriguez

She/Her
VP of Operations

Finian Makepeace

He/Him
Co-Founder, Policy Director & Lead Educator

Ayesha Ali 

She/Her
Federal Policy Coordinator

Leigh Barnholt

She/Her
Marketing Coordinator

Erica Campbell

She/Her
Policy Manager

Becky Cassel

She/Her
Administrative Coordinator

Jessica Chiartas

She/Her
Lead Soil Scientist

Harley Cross

He/Him
Policy & Communications Consultant, Landcore

Nishitha Donthy

She/Her
Bookkeeper

Krissy Dove

She/Her
Stewardship Program Manager

Kaitlin Downs

She/Her
Senior Development Associate

Jaime Flores

He/Him
Web Developer

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Lisa Gonzalez

She/Her/Ella
National Campaign Coordinator

Jackie Hansen

Jackie Hansen

She/Her
Editor/Producer

Vivian Kanchian

She/Her
Development Associate

Aria McLauchlan

She/Her
Policy & Partnerships Consultant, Landcore

carrie moran

Carrie Moran

They/Them
Systems & User Experience Manager

heather mott

Heather Mott

She/Her
Development Director

Kate Oliva

She/Her
VP of Content & Education Programs

Jackie Peller

She/Her
Booking Manager

Gina Quattrochi

She/Her
Farmland Program Coordinator

nathan rice

Nathan Rice

He/Him
Communications and Marketing Director

Don Smith

He/Him
Stewardship Program Advisor & Teacher

Erica Wagner

She/Her
Creative Director

Kylie Wagner

She/Her
Farmland Program Director