Land Conservation Staff Contacts

Land Conservation Staff Contacts

This team oversees Program Open Space Stateside Acquisition, Rural Legacy, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Permanent Easements, and Federal Grants.

Stacy Schaefer, Associate Director Land Conservation
stacy.schaefer@maryland.gov 410-260-8431

Nina White, Program Administrator
ninam.white@maryland.gov 410-260-8424

Program Open Space - Stateside Land Acquisition:

Central Region - Cheryl Wise
 
Eastern Region - Judd Vickers
 
Southern Region - Jacqueline Sandoval Tahsuda
 
Western Region - John Braskey
 
Settlement Liaison - Tom McCarthy

Rural Legacy Area Administrators by County:

Shawn Clotworthy
Allegany, Baltimore (except Manor Rural Legacy Area), Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Kent, Montgomery, Somerset, Talbot, Washington and Worcester
 
Tom McCarthy
Charles, Howard, Queen Anne’s and Wicomico
 
Cheryl Wise
Anne Arundel, Baltimore (Manor Rural Legacy Area only), Calvert, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s

Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Easements:

Statewide - Shawn Clotworthy
 
Federal Grants: Statewide - Tom McCarthy