We Are

Go-Getters & Do-ers

Our Team

The first employees of the Land Trust were driven by an understanding that if we fail to protect our Lowcountry landscape, we will never get it back. Today, this belief remains entrenched and perhaps more relevant than ever.

QUICK LINKS

For easement compliance questions, contact Kathy Kowalchick at kkowalchick@lowcountrylandtrust.org.

For information on gifts of stock, real estate, or legacy giving, contact Meg O’Halloran at mohalloran@lowcountrylandtrust.org.

For events and corporate sponsorship, contact Bea Girndt at bgirndt@lowcountrylandtrust.org.

For volunteer opportunities, contact Jennifer Welch at jwelch@lowcountrylandtrust.org.

Staff

Ashley Demosthenes

President & CEO

Hunter allen

Stewardship Associate

Josh B. Bell

Rural Land Protection Director

Ellen Blake

Operations Director

Victoria Bock
Victoria Bock

Communications Director

izzy boulware

Land Stewardship Intern

Sydney Cook

General Counsel

Bea Girndt

Outreach and Events Director

KATHY KOWALCHICK

Stewardship Program Director

Meghan lord

Communications Intern

meredith mcleod

GIS Intern

CAtherine mccullough

Major Gifts and Grants Director

Marlo mytty

Conservation Operations Manager

Meg O'Halloran

Chief Advancement Officer

Natalie Olson

Sea Islands Program Director

David Ray

Chief Conservation Officer

krista schmidt

Stewardship Associate

Sam Seawell

Community Lands Director

SAMANTHA SIEGEL

Angel Oak Preserve Director

Carl Taylor

GIS & Conservation Planning Manager

JENNIFER WELCH

Outreach and Events Coordinator
LILY WESTERHOLD

Nonprofit Operations Intern

Winky Zeberlein

Controller

Board of Trustees

Officers

Mr. Robert M. Baldwin

CPA/PFS AEP CGMA, Principal, Baldwin and Associates

Chair

MR. ROBERT DANIEL PERRY

Sr. Strategist, Water & Land Solutions, LLC

Vice Chair

Mr. Robert M. Hollings, III

VP, Bank of South Carolina

Treasurer

MS. ELIZABETH W. SETTLE

Attorney, Retired

Secretary

Mr. Thomas D. W. Hutto

PG, Principal, The GEL Group

Past Chair

Trustees

Dr. W. Mac Baughman

Certified Forester, Certified Wildlife Biologist, Principal, Newkirk Forestry and Land Management

Mr. J. Travis Benintendo

Principal, Haut Gap Middle School

Dr. Walter D. "Bo" Blessing, Jr.

Roper-St. Francis Physicians Partners

Mr. Paul butler

Owner, Commercial Real Estate and Property Management

Mr. WES CARTER

President, Atlantic Packaging

Founder, A New Earth Project

Mr. Justin Craig

Environmental Consultant, SCS Engineers

Mr. Bobby R. Creech, Jr.

Partner, WebsterRogers, LLP

Ms. AMANDA DAVIS

Agent, Anderson Insurance Associates

Dr. Paula R. Feldman

Professor of English, University of South Carolina

Dr. Susan Lynn Johnson

Director of Health Promotion, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

Ms. Sheldon Kramer

Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Mr. Lindsay Nevin

President, Flyway

Mr. Telfair H. Parker, Jr.

Agent, Anderson Insurance Associates

Ms. Marissa sams

Founder, Marissa Sams Events