Ashleigh Wheeler, Programs Manager
Start Date: 2018
Ashleigh Wheeler is SPLT's Programs Manager. Ashleigh has a law degree from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Colorado State University. She grew up in the Denver area and has a lifelong passion for the wildlife of the shortgrass prairie. Ashleigh's background includes running her own cake business, conservation and animal legal work, event organizing, and community outreach. Her duties for SPLT run the gamut of our programs: land acquisition, ecological restoration, biodiversity policy, and outreach.
Jay Tutchton, Preserve Manager
Start Date: 2017
Jay Tutchton is a long-time supporter and volunteer of SPLT's.
Nicole J. Rosmarino, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2011
Nicole Rosmarino, Ph.D. helped found the Southern Plains Land Trust and is currently its Director. She served as the caretaker for SPLT-protected land from 1999-2002, during which time she monitored for trespass and to record flora and fauna observed several times per week, while residing in Pritchett, Colorado. She now resides in Centennial, CO. Nicole received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in May 2002. Her Ph.D. is in policy science/political science, and her academic focus was on biodiversity preservation. She has been actively involved in efforts to protect prairie wildlife since 1994.
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