Our Team

Ryan Lutey

Ryan Lutey, J.D.

Executive Director

Vital Ground Staff Member since February 2005

Kim Davitt

Kim Davitt

Development Director

Vital Ground Staff Member since October 2016

Mitch Doherty

Mitch Doherty

Conservation Program Manager

Vital Ground Staff Member since October 2016

Shannon Drye

Shannon Drye

Administration & Finance Director

Vital Ground Staff Member since May 2005

Matt Hart

Matt Hart

Conservation Writer

Matt has been with Vital Ground since May 2016

Kali Becher

Kali Becher

Land Steward

Kali has been with Vital Ground since August 2018

Kimberly Kozub

Membership and Administrative Assistant

Kimberly has been with Vital Ground since May 2016

Kevin Rhoades

Kevin Rhoades

Director of Communications, Marketing & Membership

Vital Ground Staff Member since October 2012

Jo Lowe

Jo Lowe

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2018

Dan Turner

Dan Turner

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2018

Sou Barrett

Sou Barrett

Grizzly Council Chair

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2012

Walter Becky

Walter Becky

Vice Chair

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2014

Jack Capp

Jack Capp

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2011

Douglas H. Chadwick

Douglas H. Chadwick

Vital Ground Trustee since 1991

Thomas H. Fey

Thomas H. Fey

Vital Ground Trustee since 2007

Russell Fox

Russell Fox

Vital Ground Trustee 2015 and 2016

John Hechtel

John Hechtel

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2014

Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson

Board Chair

Vital Ground Trustee since 2002

Maureen Henry Mayer

Maureen Henry Mayer

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2011

Andrea Nasi

Andrea Nasi

Executive Committee At Large

Vital Ground Trustee since March 2016

Tim Polich

Tim Polich

Treasurer

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2018

Doug Seus

Doug Seus

Vital Ground Co-founder, Trustee Emeritus

Vital Ground Trustee from 1991-2006

Lynne Seus

Lynne Seus

Vital Ground Co-founder

Vital Ground Trustee since 2016

Sally O. Smyth

Sally O. Smyth

Executive Committee At Large

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2010

Debi Strong

Debi Strong

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2011

David E. Wesley

David E. Wesley, Ph.D.

Secretary

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2007

Theresa Young

Theresa Young

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2013