Valerie is a senior review specialist and joined the Commission in 2012. She previously served as executive director of the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy in Michigan where she managed $4 million dollars in grant funding to purchase conservation easements. Prior to that she served in various roles with the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Alliance […]
Cris Coffin is senior policy advisor for American Farmland Trust (AFT) and directs their National Agricultural Land Network, a new initiative launched to support and build the capacity of state and local governments, land trusts and agriculture and conservation professionals to advance farm and ranch land protection. Formerly AFT New England Director from 2001-2015, Cris […]
Laura Kaakua is the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.