Committees

In addition to its board and staff, OLT maintains several committees to accomplish its work. In addition to offering support and advice, these committees have a direct, hands-on role in OLT’s programs and strategies. They are true working committees!

Education and Outreach Committee

Members

  • Gert Webster (chair)
  • Cynthia Nelson
  • Margaret Hartzell
  • Dale Swedberg
  • Stacy Shutts
  • Bryan Cook
Purpose

The Education and Outreach Committee works to engage with the OLT community by sharing information and insights concerning conservation, giving people opportunities to become a part of the important work of land conservancy in Okanogan and Ferry Counties.

Lands Committee

Members

  • Dale Swedberg (chair)
  • Todd Thorn
  • Paul Nash
  • Lee Johnson
  • Chuck Goldmark
  • Anne MacDonough
  • Stacy Shutts
Purpose

The Lands Committee reviews and evaluates project proposals, advises and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, and advises and assists staff in project implementation.

Fund Development Committee

Members

  • Kayla McIntyre (chair)
  • Patti Baumgardner
  • Cynthia Nelson
  • John Rohrback
  • Stacy Shutts
  • Bryan Cook
Purpose

The Fund Development Committee works to ensure that Okanogan Land Trust has a sustainable funding base and sound financial management.

Grants Committee

Members

  • Patti Baumgardner
  • Jerry DeBacker
  • Stacy Shutts
Purpose

The Grants Committee seeks funding sources that will support land protection and community engagement programs to further OLT’s mission.