Staff

Staff

Krista Magaw

Krista Magaw

Krista Magaw, Executive Director

Krista Magaw, an experienced administrator of nonprofit organizations, became TLT's first executive director in October 2001.

In addition to carrying out day-to-day administrative tasks, Magaw brings  her extensive professional experience in program development, planning, and fund-raising to bear on TLT's increasingly crowded agenda.

Krista earned an undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Cincinnati and a graduate degree in public policy from Duke University.


Michele Burns

Michele Burns

Michele Burns, Associate Director

Michele joined the TLT staff in August 2008. She manages special fundraising events, educational outreach, the AEPP application process, and general land preservation in her capacity as associate director.  

She and her husband are owners of the Flying Mouse Farms, known for their tasty maple syrup and other produce.

 


Cathy Holcomb

Cathy Holcomb

Cathy Holcomb, Office Manager

As our Office Manager, she manages a wide variety of our day-to-day tasks, including bookkeeping, database management, general office support and pipe unfreezing.

She is a lifelong resident of the Miami Valley and a graduate of the University of Dayton. Cathy lives in Springfield, with her husband Jim, their youngest child, Tess, and their various 4-H livestock.

 


George Bieri

George Bieri

George Bieri, Easement Monitor

George grew up in Yellow Springs. During the 30 years that his father taught biology at Antioch, George traveled extensively with him to visit native environments. For eleven months during his college years, George traveled to Mexico, Central America and the Amazon. After returning from Arizona, George enrolled in the Dayton Area in the intensive study of woodworking and cabinetmaking in the school of hard knocks. George and his wife Abby Cobb have five children.


Mike Haubner

Mike Haubner

Mike Haubner, Easement Monitor

Mike retired as OSU Extension Ag Agent for Clark County.  We were able to lure him out of retirement with the promise that he did not have to work in the winter.  Mike monitors our agricultural easements.

Mike and his wife, Debbie, spend winters in Florida.  He has been known to send the office reports of the glorious weather they are enjoying while the snow is flying in Ohio.


Ben Silliman

Ben Silliman

Ben Silliman, Easement Monitor

Ben is the newest member of the Stewardship Team.  He has a degree in Forestry.

He has also taken on documentation/baseline projects, as well as, monitoring properties.


Doug Bailey

Doug Bailey

Doug Bailey, Documentation Specialist

Doug photographs, researches and drafts the baseline documentation for some of our easements.


Julia Cady

Julia Cady

Julia Cady, Land Preservation Adviser

Julia Cady is the immediate past-President of the Tecumseh Land Trust. She donated an easement on her family's farm in Clark County, and continues her outstanding educational work on behalf of the land trust with local governments and interested landowners as a volunteer. She also managed the Federal Farm and Ranchland Protection Program application process. She is also a master weaver, and spends her spare time rehabbing old homes to their former glory.