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 410-260-8431

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
Administrative Officer – Cathy E. Pope 410-260-8454

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