Staff List

Christopher "Kim" J. Elliman - President and CEO
Caleb Abbott - Outdoors America, Senior Campaign Coordinator
Robert K. Anderberg - Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Robert Artuz - Accounting and Finance Manager
Mike Baden - Senior Manager of Human Resources
Alec Bandzes - Major Gifts Associate
Catherine Barrett - Grants Accounting Senior Associate
Annie Bergelin - Design & Capital Projects Manager
Nate Berry - Senior Vice President
Tally Blumberg - Chief Program Officer for Strategy
Jamie Brown - Senior Land Project Manager, Northern New York
Charlie Burgess - Stewardship Manager 
Mariah Caldwell - Development Associate
Abby Chan - Special Projects Coordinator
Evan Chen - Financial Accounting and Reporting Associate
May May Cheng - Controller
Matt Decker - Land Project Manager, Northeast
Samayla Deutch - Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Karen Doescher - Office Manager, Albany
Suzanne Donovan - Land Associate, Northeast
Kip Eisen - Paralegal
Garraud Etienne - Chief Operations Officer
Christine Gallina - Office Manager, South Carolina
Maria Garcia - Communications Specialist
Becky Gerard - Senior Director of Administration
Alice Gleason - Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

  • Open Space Institute staff outing to Harriman State Park.
  • Staff volunteer cleanup day at Bannermans Island, New York.
  • Staff enjoy an autumn day on OSI's River-to-Ridge Trail, New Paltz, New York.

Elissa Goonan - Conservation Communities Manager
Tom Gravel - Senior Land Project Manager, Northeast
Melanie Griffin - Manager of Institutional Giving
Joel Houser - Field Coordinator, Southeast
Peter Howell - Executive Vice President Conservation Capital & Research Programs
Neeyati Johnson
- Conservation Fellow
Neil Jordan
- Senior Conservation Information Manager
Tatum Justice - Land Project Manager, Northeast
Peter Karis - Vice President for Parks and Stewardship
Brooks Kieran-Kaufman - Staff Attorney
Eileen Larrabee - Senior Vice President for Communications
Dene Hofheinz Lee - Vice President of Land, Northeast
Jeff LeJava - Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Jennifer Melville - Vice President Conservation Grants, New England/Southern Canada
Edwin Merino - Senior Accounting Associate
LoriJeane Moody - Senior Vice President of Development
Patrick Moore - Senior Land Project Manager, Southeast
Susan Morningstar - External Affairs Manager
Kathy Moser - Chief Conservation Officer
Wil Nieves - Stewardship Manager, Southern New York
Emily Offen - Senior Manager, Donor Relations
Justin Park - Grants Specialist
Neris Pena - Administrative Associate
Kelly Proctor
- Communications Specialist
Jessica Puglisi - Visual Design Manager
Bill Rawlyk - Field Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic
Lucio Rojas - Facilities and IT Coordinator
Hallie Schwab - Conservation Planning Manager
Michelle Sinkler - Development & Special Projects Manager, Southeast
Michaela Sweeney - Parks Project Manager
Lesley Kane Szynal - Outdoors America Director
Yasemin Unal-Rodriguez - Conservation Capital Associate
Jessica Watson - Conservation Communities Director
Abigail Weinberg - Director of Research
Maria Whitehead, Ph.D. - Vice President of Land, Southeast
Sydney Williams - Conservation Fellow
Kae Yamane - Cartographic Designer
Ling Zheng - Accounting Associate

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