Our Staff

I am grateful to serve with a talented group of people who are both knowledgeable about the land and passionate about land conservation.
-Katherine Eddins – Executive Director

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

Land Trust Executive Director

Katherine Eddins, Executive Director

Director of Legal

Hal Robinson, ACUB Program Director &
Director of Legal Affairs

Finance Director

Tammy Morrow,
Finance Director

Lesley Hanson,
Director of Monitoring


Betsy Crosby, Communications Manager

Stewardship Manager

Mike Heneghan, Director of Stewardship

Georgia Alabama Land Trust
April Johnson, Real Estate Paralegal

Land Steward

Rachel Mingea, Regional Stewardship
Manager: South Georgia

Debra Pitt, Office Manager

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

GIS Specialist

Jose Torres, GIS Specialist

Regional Stewardship

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

Laci Smitherman
Laci Smitherman, Term Land Steward

Benjamin Mimbs,
Regional Stewardship Manager: Central Georgia

Tamara Cole
Tamara Cole, H.R. / Accounting Assistant

Lisa Compton Development and Technology Administrator
Lisa Compton
Technology & Development Administrator


Director Legal Affairs

Hal Robinson, ACUB, Director & Director of
Legal Affairs

Conservation Planner

Drew Ruttinger, ACUB Conservation
Planner & Land Manager

Admin Support

Mercedes Martin,
Administrative Support ACUB