Connie joined Housatonic Valley Association in January 2016. She works with Greenprint Director Tim Abbott to expand the reach and impact of the land trust conservation partnership. She remains the Principal of Manes Consulting,LLC and part-time Executive Director of Kent Land Trust. In 2012 she pioneered the growing national Land Trust Alliance Circuit Rider program working with nonprofits throughout Connecticut to prepare for national accreditation. Through her work, Connie has directly represented nearly half of the Greenprint member organizations and has strong connections to them all. A graduate of Williams College, she earned her Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law and her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Pace University.She is a member of the Steering Committee of the statewide Connecticut Land Conservation Council and chairs its Training and Education Committee. -------------------------------- Connie Manes is the Executive Director of the Kent Land Trust in northwest Connecticut, as well as the Principal of Manes Consulting, LLC. She has worked with over 30 land trusts throughout Connecticut and the New England area, including serving since 2013 as the Land Trust Alliance's Circuit Rider providing capacity building consulting to community land trusts in CT and RI. Connie serves on the Steering Committee of Connecticut's statewide land trust service organization, the Connecticut Land Conservation Council, and Chairs its Training and Education Committee. Her volunteer and civic contributions include Chairing the Town of Kent's Conservation Commission.
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- C18. Fast-Paced Peer Exchange on Collaborative Landscape Conservation
October 18, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM