Deborah L. White, Executive Director Deborah served as a botanist and program manager for the Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission, a state agency, until her retirement in 2014. Her interest in conservation began as a kid during summers on her family's farm, as well as growing up in Florida, where the land changed from wild areas to subdivisions very quickly. Continue reading...

Deborah L. White, Executive Director

Deborah served as a botanist and program manager for the Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission, a state agency, until her retirement in 2014. Her interest in conservation began as a kid during summers on her family's farm, as well as growing up in Florida, where the land changed from wild areas to subdivisions very quickly. Continue reading...

Chris Schimmoeller, President “I grew up outdoors,” says Chris Schimmoeller, current Board President. “The natural world has always made me happy and fulfilled, and everyday I feel lucky to be able to work for the conservation of this irreplaceably beautiful land where we live.” Continue reading...

Chris Schimmoeller, President

“I grew up outdoors,” says Chris Schimmoeller, current Board President. “The natural world has always made me happy and fulfilled, and everyday I feel lucky to be able to work for the conservation of this irreplaceably beautiful land where we live.”

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Richard Rosen, Vice-President Richard was born and raised in Fairmont, Minnesota, a small farming community in southern Minnesota. He received a degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from St. Thomas College. He was employed for 24 years by the 3M Company as a Project Engineer, Marketing Manager, and Business Unit Manager. Continue reading...

Richard Rosen, Vice-President

Richard was born and raised in Fairmont, Minnesota, a small farming community in southern Minnesota. He received a degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from St. Thomas College. He was employed for 24 years by the 3M Company as a Project Engineer, Marketing Manager, and Business Unit Manager. Continue reading...

 
Mary Margaret Lowe, Secretary, Chair of the Performance Excellence Committee Mary Margaret was the Library Director at Georgetown College for twenty years, until her retirement in 2011. She has extensive experience in accreditation, budgeting, and personnel. Previously she worked for twelve years as a research analyst at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, including three years as a seed purity analyst. Continue reading...

Mary Margaret Lowe, Secretary, Chair of the Performance Excellence Committee

Mary Margaret was the Library Director at Georgetown College for twenty years, until her retirement in 2011. She has extensive experience in accreditation, budgeting, and personnel. Previously she worked for twelve years as a research analyst at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, including three years as a seed purity analyst. Continue reading...

Heather Housman, Treasurer, Chair of the Conservation Committee Heather grew up in Western Kentucky spending as much time as possible outdoors.  She received a BS in Natural Resource Conservation and Management and an MS in Forest Ecology from the University of Kentucky.  Her graduate work focused on the forests of the Cumberland Plateau and included entomology. Continue reading...  

Heather Housman, Treasurer, Chair of the Conservation Committee

Heather grew up in Western Kentucky spending as much time as possible outdoors.  She received a BS in Natural Resource Conservation and Management and an MS in Forest Ecology from the University of Kentucky.  Her graduate work focused on the forests of the Cumberland Plateau and included entomology. Continue reading...  

Mary Beth Robson, Co-Chair of the Fundraising & Outreach Committee Mary Beth is a Professional Engineer with 28 years of experience in Environmental Engineering. She earned her Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Cincinnati and her Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering at the University of Notre Dame.  Continue reading...

Mary Beth Robson, Co-Chair of the Fundraising & Outreach Committee

Mary Beth is a Professional Engineer with 28 years of experience in Environmental Engineering. She earned her Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Cincinnati and her Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. 

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Ellyn Anthony, Co-Chair of the Fundraising & Outreach Committee Ellyn grew up in Denton, Texas, and taught science for two years at Aubrey High School in Aubrey, Texas. Ellyn recently moved to Frankfort, Kentucky, where she is pursuing the Masters of Environmental Studies at Kentucky State University.  Continue reading...

Ellyn Anthony, Co-Chair of the Fundraising & Outreach Committee

Ellyn grew up in Denton, Texas, and taught science for two years at Aubrey High School in Aubrey, Texas. Ellyn recently moved to Frankfort, Kentucky, where she is pursuing the Masters of Environmental Studies at Kentucky State University. 

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Andrew Cammack Andrew has lived in Owen and Franklin Counties all his life. He has worked for the state Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet, the Legislative Research Commission (LRC), and the City of Frankfort as city arborist and manager of Cove Spring Park/Nature Preserve.  Continue reading...

Andrew Cammack

Andrew has lived in Owen and Franklin Counties all his life. He has worked for the state Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet, the Legislative Research Commission (LRC), and the City of Frankfort as city arborist and manager of Cove Spring Park/Nature Preserve. 

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Morgan Jones “Even before I knew what land conservation was, it was important to me. I grew up in the Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. At that time, rural lands were beginning to be developed into “country” subdivisions, shopping centers and office parks. Still, there remained enough wild lands around our subdivision to allow my teenage friends and I to explore nearby woods and streams-hiking, fishing, camping and bike riding deep into the woods. Continue reading...

Morgan Jones

“Even before I knew what land conservation was, it was important to me. I grew up in the Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. At that time, rural lands were beginning to be developed into “country” subdivisions, shopping centers and office parks. Still, there remained enough wild lands around our subdivision to allow my teenage friends and I to explore nearby woods and streams-hiking, fishing, camping and bike riding deep into the woods. Continue reading...

 
Kay Harker Kay, like many on the Board, learned about conservation from someone early in life – her grandfather. On their family farm in Tennessee, he was keenly aware that when bottomlands along the river were used for row crops, erosion gullies formed. Having a farmer’s respect and awareness of the land, he repaired the gullies and no longer tilled the bottomland. Continue reading...

Kay Harker

Kay, like many on the Board, learned about conservation from someone early in life – her grandfather. On their family farm in Tennessee, he was keenly aware that when bottomlands along the river were used for row crops, erosion gullies formed. Having a farmer’s respect and awareness of the land, he repaired the gullies and no longer tilled the bottomland. Continue reading...

Sallye Hill Stumbo Sallye is widely known in the Frankfort community as a former City Commissioner and volunteer for civic groups, schools, and our land trust!  Her “never met a stranger” attitude makes it clear that she’s interested in people and her community but as we found at WWLT, she’s interested in conservation too. Continue reading...

Sallye Hill Stumbo

Sallye is widely known in the Frankfort community as a former City Commissioner and volunteer for civic groups, schools, and our land trust!  Her “never met a stranger” attitude makes it clear that she’s interested in people and her community but as we found at WWLT, she’s interested in conservation too. Continue reading...

Jeb Jarrell Jeb is the Director of Financial Planning Services at Wilkerson Financial. Jeb is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) professional with a passion for all things philanthropic. His favorite thing is helping clients build and define their legacy through strategic philanthropy. Continue reading... 

Jeb Jarrell

Jeb is the Director of Financial Planning Services at Wilkerson Financial. Jeb is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) professional with a passion for all things philanthropic. His favorite thing is helping clients build and define their legacy through strategic philanthropy.

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Robin Antenucci Robin was raised in Santa Monica, California. Her family owned property in the San Bernardino Mountains and in the Mojave Desert, where they spent many weekends and holidays. Robin grew up with a love of nature and the outdoors. She has a keen interest in birds.  Continue reading...

Robin Antenucci