Our Team

Emma Davidson

Membership and Donor Services Coordinator

Emma has been with Vital Ground since 2019

Kim Davitt

Kim Davitt

Development Director

Kim has been with Vital Ground since 2016

Mitch Doherty

Conservation Director

Mitch has been with Vital Ground since 2016

Shannon Drye

Administration and Finance Director

Shannon has been with Vital Ground since 2005

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Matthew Hart

Communications Director

Matt has been with Vital Ground since 2016

Kayla Heinze

Kayla Heinze

Communications and Outreach Coordinator

Kayla has been with Vital Ground since 2022

Brittani Rosas

Brittani Johnson

Land Steward

Brittani has been with Vital Ground since 2022

Chelsea Klocke

Chelsea Klocke

Administrative and Finance Assistant

Chelsea has been with Vital Ground since 2023

Ryan Lutey

Ryan Lutey, J.D.

Executive Director

Ryan has been with Vital Ground since 2005

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Natalie Moses

Conservation Program Assistant

Natalie has been with Vital Ground since 2024

Tanner Williams

Conservation Project Manager

Tanner has been with Vital Ground since 2023

Sou Barrett

Sou Barrett

Secretary

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2012

Dale Becker

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2023

Scott Birmingham

Scott Birmingham

Vice Chair

Vital Ground Trustee since February 2021

Douglas H. Chadwick

Douglas H. Chadwick

Vital Ground Trustee since 1991

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Cheri Cooley-Hick

Vital Ground Trustee since April 2024

Matt Dusek

Vital Ground Trustee since February 2021

Danielle Feidler

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2023

Thomas H. Fey

Thomas H. Fey

Vital Ground Trustee since 2007

Russell Fox

Russell Fox

Vital Ground Trustee since 2015

John Hechtel

John Hechtel

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2014

Ken Hick

Ken Hick

Vital Ground Trustee since April 2024

Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson

Board Chair

Vital Ground Trustee since 2002

Jo Lowe

Jo Lowe

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2018

Maureen Mayer

Maureen Henry Mayer

Vital Ground Trustee since October 2011

Andrea Nasi

Andrea Nasi

Vital Ground Trustee since March 2016

Tim Polich

Tim Polich

Treasurer

Vital Ground Trustee since November 2018

Lynne Seus

Lynne Seus

Vital Ground Co-founder

Vital Ground Trustee since 2016

Doug Seus

Doug Seus

Vital Ground Co-founder, Trustee Emeritus

Vital Ground Trustee from 1991-2006

Stuart D. Strahl, Ph.D.

Stuart D. Strahl, Ph.D.

Vital Ground Trustee since 2006

Theresa Young

Theresa Young

Vital Ground Trustee since 2013