Kristin has been working in the environmental field for 25 years on a variety of issues from recycling and toxics-use reduction to endangered-species recovery and wilderness restoration. She has served as the Executive Director of Kestrel since 2006 and has overseen the organization’s growth from a volunteer-led group to a professionally staffed regional land trust. During this time, Kestrel has tripled its rate of land conserved annually and led a four-year project to complete the largest Conservation Restriction on private land in Massachusetts conserving 3,486 acres on Brushy Mountain. Kristin has a BA in economics and environmental science from Bucknell University and an MS in Environmental Studies from Antioch University. She lives with her two children and husband in Pelham.