Our organization is operated by an amazing staff, dedicated volunteer Board of Directors as well as wonderful supporters and volunteers who believe and support our mission.

Learn more about volunteering here.

Christie DeBoer, Executive Director, Email

Cara Gentry, Coordinator of Land Stewardship, Email

Beth Rigby, Stewardship Assistant, Email

Kim Stever, Communications Associate, Email



Joe Pirrotta, President – Gardiner

Marty Irwin, Vice President – New Paltz

Dave Sterman, Treasurer – Gardiner / New Paltz

Arthur Zaczkiewicz, Secretary – Highland / Lloyd

Sally Cross, Director at Large – Clintondale / Rosendale

Brad Barclay – New Paltz

Donna Brooks – New Paltz

Seth Hollander – Gardiner

Bill Hueston – Clintondale / Lloyd

Arif Khan – Wallkill

Vals Osborne – Gardiner / New Paltz

Mary Rahe – New Paltz

DIRECTORS EMERITI (left to right)

Bob Taylor

Carol LeFevre

Jim Ottaway, Jr.


Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Ulster County by conserving lands of scenic, agricultural, ecological, recreational, and cultural significance.

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