South Portland Land Trust is a nonprofit organization with an all volunteer board. Each person shares the commitment to linking neighborhoods and improving quality of life in South Portland. The board holds overall responsibility for governance, fiscal oversight, and financial development for the organization. They are the decision-making body that guides the activities and actions of the land trust.

We welcome committed citizens from all backgrounds to our board. If you would like to learn more, please email us at info@sopolandtrust.org.


2019 Board of Directors

Richard Rottkov, President

Jeff Ryan, Vice President

Chelsea Scudder, Secretary

susan hasson, treasurer

Tom Blake

Brad Fox

Craig Gorris

Steve Jocher

David Knowland

Kate Lewis

Mary Linneman

Robert Morrill

Susan Osborne

Sarah Stickney


Joanna Crispe, Program Manager

Joanna Crispe is a consultant on retainer for South Portland Land Trust. She is responsible for the overall operations of the organization, including supporting the board, volunteer and project management, communications and marketing, fundraising and development, building partnerships with key stakeholders, and overseeing SPLT's portfolio of easements and properties.