Our Staff

A message from Katherine Eddins, Executive Director:

I am grateful to serve with a talented group of people who are both knowledgeable about the land and passionate about land conservation.

Please click on a staff member’s picture to learn more about their story.

Land Trust Executive Director

Katherine Eddins, Executive Director

Deputy Executive Director

Anna L. Berry, Deputy Executive Director

Stewardship Director

Amy Gaddy, Stewardship Director,
Certified Forester

Director of Legal

Hal Robinson, ACUB Program Director &
Director of Legal Affairs

Communications Director

Lorrie Stafford, Development &
Communications Director

Finance Director

Daphne Wilson, Director of
Finance & Personnel

Regional Manager

Lesley Hanson, Regional Stewardship Manager, Alabama


Andy Hug, GIS Specialist &
Regional Stewardship Manager, CVLT

Land Steward

Rachel Mingea, Term Land Steward,
Southwest Georgia Region

Stewardship Manager

Mike Heneghan, Regional Stewardship
Manager, Northwestern Georgia

Office Manager

Jamie Williamson, Administrative
Office Manager

Staff Accountant

Linda Houston, Staff Accountant


Betsy Crosby, Communications Manager


Laci McGinnis, Stewardship Intern

Regional Stewardship

Caelia Wysocki, Regional Stewardship Manager:
GA-Blue Ridge/Piedmont Regions

Alex Robertson, Staff Attorney &
Director of In-Lieu Fee Program

Regional Stewardship

Taylor Shook, Regional Stewardship Manager:
Eastern GA

Warner L. Kennon, Jr., CVLT Program
Manager & GALT Staff Attorney

Debra Pitt, Administrative Assistant

April Johnson, Real Estate Paralegal


Conservation Planner

Drew Ruttinger, ACUB Conservation
Planner & Land Manager

Director Legal Affairs

Hal Robinson, ACUB, Director & Director of
Legal Affairs

Land Trust Paralegal

Vicki Chastain, Paralegal Assistant

Army Compatible Use Buffer

Josh Wimberly, Wildlife Biological Technician, Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division, Fish and Wildlife Branch

Admin Support

Mercedes Martin, Administrative SupportĀ ACUB