Who We Are
Staff of the Southern Plains Land Trust
Nicole Rosmarino, Ph.D. helped found the Southern Plains Land Trust and is currently its Executive Director. She resides in Bent County, CO. Nicole received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in May 2002. Her Ph.D. is in policy science/political science, and her academic focus was on biodiversity preservation. She has been actively involved in efforts to protect prairie wildlife since 1994 and treasures all native prairie species, both plant and animal.
Contact Nicole by phone: (720) 841-1757 or email: email@example.com.
Contact Jay by phone: (720) 301-3843 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Susan by phone: (720) 692-8936 or email: email@example.com.
Torrey Davis is SPLT’s Restoration Manager. Torrey grew up in the southern plains of Colorado and draws her inspiration from the subtle beauty of the prairie. She received her bachelor’s in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and has previously worked in both the non-profit and government worlds. Close to her heart are bison and their multifaceted history and genetics, which she wrote her honors thesis on. She brings energy and enthusiasm for conserving grasslands and a wealth of diverse knowledge and experience to serve SPLT’s mission and protect and restore prairie wildlife.
Contact Torrey by phone: (719) 980-3435 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPLT is governed by an all-volunteer, hard-working board of directors.
left to right: Misty Morehead, Tracy Kessner, Ortrun Neidig, and Taylor Jones on Heartland Ranch
Shannon Ryon is a SPLT Board Member. Shannon has 15 years of experience in real estate and title closings and has a strong background in organizing philanthropic events. She is a Colorado native and grew up on an organic farm and apple orchard in Golden, CO. Shannon enjoys traveling, history, skiing, and antique collecting. Shannon was first introduced to The Southern Plains Land Trust through fellow board member Ramona Gaylord and has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Souther Plains Land Trust for several years.