Brad Borst, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2017
Brad is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and graduate of the University of Montana. He spent more than two decades living in Montana, working with local ranchers, outfitters, sportsmen, loggers and mill workers on proposed Wilderness legislation and fundraising for The Montana Wilderness Association. Most recently, he was the senior managing director of development for Forterra, a regional sustainability organization working to preserve keystone landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. As the new president of the Trust, Brad brings a long-standing passion for wild places and working with a diversity of people to fulfill the promise of Wilderness for future generations. Brad is currently based on Bainbridge Island, WA.
Aimee Rutledge, Vice President and Senior Lands Specialist
Start Date: 2009
Aimee joined the Trust in 2009 as the California Program Manager. Her experience includes serving as executive director of the Sacramento Valley Conservancy. Previously, she was a founder of Friends of the Sacramento River Greenway. She worked with the American Institute of Architects as Director of Governmental Relations, and served as legislative advocate for the California Bicycle Coalition. She holds a BA from Pomona College. She is based in South Lake Tahoe and Albuquerque.
Lisa Janeway, Director of Operations
Start Date: 2013
Lisa joined the Trust in 2013. She is responsible for supporting land acquisition activities and business administration. Previously, she spent 10 years working in the outdoor recreation and stewardship field for organizations such as the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and the Colorado Mountain Club. Lisa holds a Master of Forestry degree from the University of British Columbia and a BS In Environmental Geoscience from Boston College. Lisa is based in Evergreen, Colorado.
Ingrid Ougland, Director of Communications
Start Date: 2017
Ingrid joined the Trust in 2017. She is a northwest native and grew up hiking the north Cascades and Olympics. She is a board member for Washington Green Schools and has worked in nonprofit and corporate communications for 20 years, including serving as public relations and marketing manager for the Humane Society for Seattle/King County and as a communications manager at Virginia Mason Medical Center. Prior to that she worked for seven years as a news reporter and radio and television news producer. Ingrid is an avid fiction writer and holds a degree in Communications from Washington State University. She is based on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
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