New Land Trust Board Member Bootcamp: Session #1 — An Introduction to Land Trusts
March 15, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
About the Series: CLCC’s New Land Trust Board Member Boot Camp is a new five-week series being offered for those who are new to being on a board, new to land trusts, or are looking for a refresher course. This series is open to all – we’ll be covering one core topic for land trusts each week, every Monday from 7-8 pm, beginning March 15th. Come for what you need or join us for all five sessions!
About this Session: New to a land trust board? Looking for a refresh or deeper dive on all that land trusts take on or want to learn more about Connecticut’s Land Conservation Community? Join us alongside Connie Manes, for an introduction to land trust work – learn the ropes of land trust work in CT, and importantly, connect with your peers doing the work alongside you!
Questions? Contact Cristina Hayden
About the Presenter: Connie Manes provides organizational consulting services to nonprofit conservation organizations throughout the northeast, with a focus on Land Trust Standards & Practices and Land Trust Accreditation. She is the Executive Director of the accredited Kent Land Trust, and the Director of the Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative, a Regional Conservation Partnership of 34 land trusts in northwest Connecticut. Since 2013, she has also served as a Circuit Rider for the Land Trust Alliance, providing direct assistance to small and all-volunteer land trusts. Connie holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Pace University and a Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law. She chairs Kent’s Conservation Commission. In her free time, she can be found at the hockey rink with her sons, running or hiking, or searching for critters in local streams.