Our Staff

Brad Borst


Brad joined the Trust in 2017 as president. He is a U.S. Marine Corp veteran with a conservation career that includes work for the Montana Environmental Information Center, Montana Wilderness Association and Forterra. As president of the Trust, Brad brings a long-standing passion for wild places and working with a diversity of people to protect wilderness for future generations. Brad holds a MFA from the University of Montana, and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at University of Washington Foster School of Business. Brad is based on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

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Aimee Rutledge

Vice President and Senior Lands Specialist

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. Aimee is based in South Lake Tahoe, California.

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Reid Haughey

Senior Lands Specialist

Reid served as president of the Wilderness Land Trust from 2002 to 2017, growing the organization to national prominence. Under his leadership the Trust received the U.S. Forest Service’s Bob Marshall Award and partnership awards from the Bureau of Land Management. Prior to heading the Trust, Reid directed a regional land trust in Colorado and held leadership positions in local and state government. The Wall Street Journal recognized the impact of mitigation programs Reid directed as “state of the art.” In 1987, Reid was awarded a fellowship at the Yale School of Management. Reid has taught classes for the Land Trust Alliance and the World Bank. Reid is based in Basalt, Colorado.

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David Kirk

Senior Lands Specialist

David joined the Trust in 2005.  He specializes in wilderness land acquisition projects in Oregon and Colorado. He previously worked for The Conservation Fund. David holds a law degree from the University of Colorado and a BA from the University of Depauw. David is a licensed real estate broker, and is based in Boulder, Colorado.

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Lisa Janeway

Director of Operations

Lisa joined the Trust in 2013. She has worked in the non-profit arena for her entire career, focused on outdoor recreation and land conservation. She has slowly moved from the east coast to the west coast, working for organizations such as the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, Colorado Mountain Club, Great Basin Institute, and Hurricane Island Outward Bound School. Lisa is a current board member of the Paul F-Brandwein Institute. She holds a Master of Forestry degree from the University of British Columbia and a BS In Environmental Geoscience from Boston College, and is based in Evergreen, Colorado.

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Ingrid Ougland

Director of Communications

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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