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Meet Our Team


Jason Andrew Beale Executive Director

Jason Andrew Beale is a lifelong conservationist with a passion for connecting people to the natural world. He has a strong interest in improving habitat connectivity and protecting conservation corridors, […]

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Brennan Ka’aihue Stewardship Specialist

Born and raised in the Mojave Desert, Brennan is a long way from home but has managed to find many a way to fulfill their childhood dream of saving the […]

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Jo Ann Littlefield Bookkeeper

Jo Ann joined the CPC team in January 2021 as the organization’s bookkeeper.  A graduate of Shippensburg University, Jo Ann and her husband relocated to the Eastern Shore of Maryland to pursue career opportunities.

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Lauri Danko President

Rob Shaw Vice President

Melanie Wertz Secretary

John Allen Treasurer

John Carroll Executive Committee

“My membership in CPC and serving on the Board provides me with the opportunity to preserve and enhance the outdoor activities and resources that I have enjoyed for my entire life.”

-Ken Okorn – Board Member (2007-2023)


Meta Bowman

Eric Klinedinst

Justin Ladner

Karen Lutz

Donald Mains

Richard Rovegno