Tiffany Parker

Kristie Kendall

Kristie Kendall

Kristie Kendall grew up in Fairfax County, where her passion for the preservation of land first piqued. After watching the obliteration of important farmland and historical sites near her home, she realized the importance of protecting land.

Mike Kane

Mike Kane

Michael Kane has more than 15 years of land conservation experience in the Mid-Atlantic region. In the late 1990s, Mike created the Bucks County (PA) Municipal Open Space Program and the Bucks County Natural Areas Program, two county-wide initiatives that successfully partnered with state and local governments and non-profit land trusts to identify and preserve productive farmland, critical natural habitats, and expand the amount of parkland in the county.

Adam, Karen Hunsberger

Adam, Karen Hunsberger

Karen has returned to PEC as a Data Coordinator within our IT Department. Prior to her retirement in 2016, she served as PEC’s Membership Director. While in that position Karen oversaw our database program which included managing our membership, as well as maintaining giving records, renewal notices and acknowledgments.

Julie Bolthouse

Julie Bolthouse

Julie grew up in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Clarke counties. After graduating from Clarke County High School she attended Virginia Tech receiving a B.S. in Fisheries Science with a minor in Watershed Management. Moving back to Loudoun with her husband, Evan, she went back to school to get her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning and a second Masters degree in Natural Resources.

Gem Bingol

Gem Bingol

A PEC field officer since 1998, Gem Bingol started in Loudoun, then assumed the land use officer position in Clarke and now divides her time between both counties. Gem’s focus is on helping citizens make a positive impact on their communities. Citizen activism, born out of her independent study Masters program, initially drew her to PEC. She helped form and support Sustainable Loudoun Network and two Leesburg grassroots groups.