Hundreds of Acres Preserved in 2011 and Jeff Marshall Promoted to President

At year’s end, Heritage Conservancy celebrated the preservation of hundreds of acres of land in 2011 in addition to the elevation of the Conservancy’s Chief Preservation Officer, Jeffrey Marshall, to President of the organization.

Due to partnerships with federal, state, county and municipal agencies, Heritage Conservancy was able to preserve 467 acres over the last twelve months. Securing funding is the most difficult challenge of the land conservation. The Conservancy is continually thankful for the funding support provided by loyal partners.

The year’s success showcased the efforts of the Conservancy’s Resource Protection service area, which has been led by Jeffrey Marshall for the past 15 years. Mr. Marshall, who celebrated 30 years of service with the organization in 2010, recently assumed a new position as President of Heritage Conservancy. As President, he will lead the Conservancy’s principal mission-related initiatives including Lasting Landscapes, historic preservation, land transaction negotiation, and high-level strategic master planning.

Mr. Marshall’s advancement places him at the helm of the Conservancy’s management, together with Chief Operating Officer Linda Cacossa, who is responsible for the day-to-day business operations of the Conservancy, and Chairman of the Board Marvin Woodall, who has served on the organization’s board for over 18 years. Collectively, these three positions form the Senior Leadership Team, which plans, develops, and establishes organizational policies, objectives and priorities.