Commissioners and Staff

The policies of the Land Bank are executed by five elected Land Bank Commissioners who serve without compensation administering the Land Bank Act, land acquisition, and property management. Eleven full-time, year-round staff members are employed by the Commission, including its Executive Director, Assistant Director, Administrator/Finance Manager, and property management staff.

Neil Paterson Chairman April 2026
Allen B. Reinhard Vice Chairman April 2023
Mark Donato Secretary April 2025
Kristina Jelleme Treasurer April 2027
John J. Stackpole Vice Secretary/Vice Treasurer April 2024
Full-Time Staff
Jesse A. Bell Executive Director
Rachael Freeman Director of Environmental & Agricultural Resources
Eleanor Antonietti Special Projects Coordinator
Susan C. Campese Administrator/Finance Manager
Marian Wilson Assistant Administrator
Jeffrey Pollock Property Foreman
Robert Earley Property Manager
Richard Schraff Property Steward
Guthrie Diamond Field Ecology Coordinator
Thomas Geras Property Maintenance Technician
Elizabeth Phelps Permitting Assistant
Claire O’Connor Encroachment/Conservation Restriction Manager
Emma Kantola Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Part-Time Staff
Emily Goldstein Murphy Research Ecologist