Kristen became Executive Director in June 2018 after her four year tenure as SLT's Conservation Program Manager.
A Vermont ecologist with experience in the conservation, education and nonprofit sectors, Kristen came to SLT from Audubon Vermont where she worked as part of a team to implement strategic regional conservation programs through the Forest Bird Initiative, including the Foresters for the Birds Project - an innovative and nationally-recognized conservation partnership. A graduate of the University of Vermont’s Field Naturalist Program, Kristen has a deep appreciation for Vermont’s natural history, its communities, and the state’s working landscape. She has worked as a consulting ecologist and volunteer specializing in assisting municipalities with community-based town forest planning, as well as an educator engaging people of all ages in conservation education programs and projects.
Kristen lives in Stowe with her family and is likely to be seen walking to work, digging in her garden, buying dark chocolate at Laughing Moon, or enjoying après ski with friends.