The Southbury Land Trust has announced the addition of two new Board members, Leslie MacLise-Kane and Joe Ruggiero.
MacLise-Kane is the Center Director for the Audubon Bent of the River as well as the Deputy Tree Warden for the Town of Southbury. She sits on the Regional Planning Commission, the Connecticut Urban Forest Council and just finished a comprehensive project as a member of the Governor’s State Vegetation Management Task Force.
Ruggiero is a charter member of the Southbury Ethics Commission. On the Tour-De-Tribury Leadership Committee, and has helped raise more than $100,000 for the Southbury Fuel Bank. He also oversees the computer information systems and web site of a large parish and is a Knight of Columbus.
“The Southbury Land Trust welcomes these new trustees who come with many skills and sincere commitment to helping SLT achieve its mission,” said Karen A. Huber, Executive Director of the Southbury Land Trust.
SLT is dedicated to the preservation of open space in the town of Southbury. It currently has stewardship responsibility for over 1,000 acres of open space consisting of 43 pieces of property owned outright and 22 pieces on which it owns development rights through conservation easements.