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Board of Directors


Cynthia Nelson


Cynthia is a nurse and accomplished horsewoman who co-owns and operates a 720 cow-calf operation (on conserved land) near Chesaw.


John Rohrback

Vice President

John joined the OLT Board in 2016. He works as a fisheries biologist for the Colville Confederated Tribes. 


Patti Baumgardner


Patti joined the OLT board in 2012, after she retired from the Forest Service’s department of partnerships.


Allisa Carlson


Allisa joined our board in 2016. She works as a Wildlife Planner at the Okanogan Conservation District.


George Thornton


George is active with many organizations throughout the region. More info coming soon!


Gert Webster


Gert joined our board in 2016. She is a longtime resident of Okanogan County.


Margaret Hartzell


Margaret joined our board in 2016. She has a lifelong interest in natural resource management, having worked for two federal land management agencies for 31 years before retirement in 2014.