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2019 Committee

Agrarian Trust Team
Rachel Armstrong, Farm Commons
Clark Arrington, The Working World, CT
Laura Bozzi, Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, CT
Ted Bellinger, New Venture Advisors, LLC, CO
Amy Laura Cahn, Conservation Law Foundation, MA
Miranda Christy, Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC, and TN Agrarian Commons attorney (https://www.dodsonparker.com/), TN
Sara Dewey, Conservation Law Foundation (clf.org), MA
Jonah Fertig-Burd, Cooperative Development Institute (cdi.coop), ME
Rebecca Fletcher, Equity Trust (equitytrust.org), MA
Mike Ghia, Land for Good (landforgood.org), VT
Jennifer Hashley, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (nesfp.org), MA
Emma Hempstead, FairShake Environmental Legal Services (https://www.fairshake-els.org/), PA
Dorothy Hinkle-Uhlig, Yggdrasil Land Foundation , (https://www.yggdrasillandfoundation.org/) AL
Jillian Hishaw, FARMS (https://www.30000acres.org/) NC
Kendra Johnson, CA FarmLink, and CA Agrarian Commons Advancement (https://www.californiafarmlink.org/ CA
Keefe Keeley, Savanna Institute (http://www.savannainstitute.org/), WI
Kristin King-Ries, Trust Montana (https://trustmontana.org/), MT
Sophia Kruszewski, Vermont Law School Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (https://www.vermontlaw.edu/academics/centers-and-programs/center-for-agriculture-and-food-systems), VT
Konrad Liegel, private practice, and WA Agrarian Commons attorney ,(https://www.landcan.org/local-resources/Konrad-J-Liegel/9573/), WA
Amy Manzelli, BCM Environmental Land Law, and NH Agrarian Commons attorney (https://nhlandlaw.com/), NH
Nellie McAdams, Rogue Farm Corps, OR
Jeff Mendelsohn, Local Code, CA
Ethan Miller, Land in Common, ME
Stephanie Morningstar, The Northeast Farmers of Color network (https://www.northeastfarmersofcolor.com/), Ontario, Oneida
Jim Oldham, Equity Trust (equitytrust.org), MA
Holly-Rippon Butler, National Young Farmers Coalition (https://www.youngfarmers.org/), NY
Laurie Ristino, George Washington University Law School, Strategies for a Sustainable Future (https://www.strategiesforasustainablefuture.net/bio), NH
Connor Stedman, AppleSeed Permaculture (http://www.appleseedpermaculture.com/), MA
Sara Stephens, Sustainable Economies Law Center (https://www.theselc.org/), CA
Neil Thapar, Sustainable Economies Law Center (https://www.theselc.org/), CA
Sarah Wentzel-Fisher, Quivira Coalition (https://quiviracoalition.org/), NM
Çaca Yvaire, The Northeast Farmers of Color network (https://www.northeastfarmersofcolor.com/), RI

2020 Committee

Agrarian Trust Team
Paul Muller, Full Belly Farm, CA
Tim Mueller, River Dog Farm, CA
Thomas Nelson, Kitchen Table Advisors, CA
Gwenael Engelskirchen, Agricultural Sustainability Institute, UC Davis, CA
Cameron Rhudy, Sustainable Economies Law Center, CA
Lana Cannon Dracup, Liberation Farms, ME
Libah Muhidin, Somali Bantu Community Association, ME
Kristina Kalolo, Liberation Farms, ME
Abby Sadauckas, Land for Good, ME
Erica Buswell, Maine Farmland Trust, ME
Beth Boepple, BCM Environmental & Land Law, PLLC, ME
Ashley Bahlkow, Somali Bantu Community Association, ME
Jonah Fertig-Burd, Cooperative Development Institute, ME
Ethan Miller, Land in Common, ME
Gamana A. Yarow, Somali Bantu Community Association, ME
Sahal A. Jimale, Somali Bantu Community Association, ME
Julie Ristau, Main Street Project, MN
Susan Stokes, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, MN
Robin Moore, Land Stewardship Project, MN
Josie Trople, Main Street Project, MN
Andrew Ehrmann, Spring Wind Farm, MN
Kristin King-Ries, Trust Montana, MT
Hermina Harold, Trust Montana, MT
Luke Mahoney, Brookford Farm, NH
Catarina Mahoney, Brookford Farm, NH
Jeremiah Vernon, Vernon Family Farm, NH
Nicole Vernon, Vernon Family Farm, NH
Amy Manzelli, BCM Environmental & Land Law, PLLC, NH
Jeremy Lougee, Southeast Land Trust of NH, NH
Jamie Bemis, Three Sisters Ecofarm and Bright Power, Inc., NH
Deb Abrahams-Dematte, Anthroposophical Society and Monadnock Community Land Trust, NH
Sam Harvey, Free Range Farm/Windy Acres Farm, TN
Lyle Harvey, Free Range Farm/Windy Acres Farm, TN
Dan Raines, Windy Acres Farm, TN
Evelyn Raines, Windy Acres Farm, TN
Miranda Christy, Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC, TN
Kim Kirkbride, New River Land Trust, VA
Suzanne Pierce, CowanPerry PC, VA
Cameron Terry, Garden Variety Harvests, VA
Nikki D’adamo Damery, Maggie Walker Community Land Trust, VA
Michael Carter, Jr. Carter Family Farms and Virginia State University, VA
Brandon Bless, Bread and Butter Farm, VT
Corie Pierce, Bread and Butter Farm, VT
Alison Nihart, University of Vermont, VT
Fran Miller, Vermont Law School, VT
Jason Van Drieshe, Front Porch Forum, VT
Joyce Cellars, CPG Enterprises, Inc., VT
Sheramy Tsai, registered nurse, VT
Konrad Liegel, Konrad J. Liegel Attorney At Law, PLLC, WA
Elizabeth Dunne, Dunne Law, WA
Judy Feldman, Organic Farm School, WA
Addie Candib, American Farmland Trust, WA
Susanna Wheeler, New Roots Community Farm, WV
Adam Hodges, WV State University, WV
Josh Stover, Stover Heritage Farms, WV
Mike Smith, Fayette County Urban Renewal Authority, WV
Linda Stein, New River Health Association, WV
Liz Campbell, Fayette County Assistant Prosecutor, WV

Attorneys

Kristin King-Ries, Trust Montana, MT
Amy Manzelli, BCM Environmental & Land Law, PLLC, NH
Miranda Christy, Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC, TN
Suzanne Pierce, CowanPerry PC, VA
Fran Miller, Vermont Law School, VT
Konrad Liegel, Konrad J. Liegel Attorney At Law, PLLC, WA
Elizabeth Dunne, Dunne Law, WA
Liz Campbell, Fayette County Assistant Prosecutor, WV
Beth Boepple, BCM Environmental & Land Law, PLLC, ME
Susan Stokes, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, MN
Sara Stephens, Sustainable Economies Law Center, CA
Neil Thapar, Sustainable Economies Law Center, CA
Jillian Hishaw, FARMS, NC
Emma Hempstead, FairShake Environmental Legal Services, PA
Sara Dewey, Conservation Law Foundation, MA
Amy Laura Cahn, MA
Rachel Armstrong, Farm Commons
Clark Arrington, The Working World, CT