Jennifer joined the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) as Interim Executive Director in January 2017. In August, she became WLCT’s Director of Special Projects, working part-time to manage the Land Trust’s fundraising initiatives and a few land projects. No stranger to Westport, Jennifer was hired by The Trustees of Reservations in 2007, initially focusing on land protection in Westport. Following that year, her role at The Trustees expanded and she spent eight years conserving land throughout Massachusetts while serving as a Regional Conservation Director. During that time Jennifer continued to champion land conservation in Westport and, working with WLCT, managed the protection of the Oscar Palmer Farm and the Town Farm lease. Jennifer has a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Vermont.
Pam is a lifelong Westporter and loves this town. She has extensive management experience and brings that organization and teamwork to the WLCT office. She manages the office including the accounting, fundraising, events and much more. She lives in Westport, on the beautiful west branch, with her husband. They have twins who are in college.
Brendan is our land stewardship and community outreach coordinator. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and completed a year of service as an Environmental Educator for the Buzzards Bay Coalition in 2015. Prior to joining WLCT, Brendan worked as a white-water rafting guide in beautiful Jackson, Wyoming and as a sea kayaking instructor for Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures, located at the head of Westport.
Peter is WLCT’s Fundraising Campaign Coordinator. He previously worked at WLCT as an administrative compliance intern in 2015. Peter is deeply committed to the environment, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies from Evergreen State College and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Policy from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Peter lives in Dartmouth with his wife and dog and loves the beach, fishing and the ocean.
Elizabeth has been our part time Office Assistant since January of 2012. She graduated in May 2014 from Bridgewater State University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geology and brings a lifetime of love for the environment to WLCT. Liz helps send out mailings, organize property files and assists in projects and events that arise throughout the year. Her future career goal is to work in water conservation related to wetlands.