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Amy Blaymore Paterson

Executive Director

Amy joined the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) in 2010 as its first Executive Director.

Amy serves as the co-chair of the State of Connecticut Natural Heritage, Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Review Board. She was a member of the Environment Committee for the Lamont/Bysiewicz Administration transition team, the Forests Sub-Group of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change, and the Policy on Resilient Forests for Connecticut’s Future (PRFCT Future) Working Group.  Amy is a member of the Working Lands Alliance Steering Committee, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Keney Park Sustainability Project and the Creative Living Community of Connecticut.

Prior to CLCC, Amy served as a Project Manager for The Trust for Public Land, overseeing several complex conservation transactions, worked for over twenty years as a land use attorney, and served as a staff lawyer with the U.S. Department of Justice.

She received a BA from Franklin & Marshall College and her law degree from the University of Denver.  Amy lives with her family in Vernon, CT. An avid trail runner, when Amy isn’t helping to conserve land, she’s outside enjoying it.