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Pam Hess

Executive Director

Pam has more than 20 years of experience in conservation and environmental education management, non-profit management, and strategic planning. She has a passion for the outdoors, which she attributes to spending most of her early days "outside running around exploring" and working on a farm in Pennsylvania. For 13 years, Pam was the Director of Youth Engagement and Education for the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). Before joining AMC, Pam served as a refuge manager and outreach specialist for over a decade with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Most recently, Pam was Executive Director of Healthy Waltham. Pam holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Vermont and a M.S. in Environmental Education from the University of Wisconsin.

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Liam “Dave” Donahue

Farm Crew

A native of Massachusetts, this is Liam’s first full year at Land’s Sake after working here over summer breaks during his time at Dickinson College. At school he studied history, worked on the College farm, and led the College fencing club. He particularly enjoys cutting firewood and loves using chainsaws. Music aficionado, recreational athletics enthusiast, and avid people person, when not at work Liam is to be found sabre fencing, rock climbing, or playing guitar.

Heather Hilton

Business Manager

Heather is the official party planner at Land’s Sake! A Massachusetts native from the neighboring city of Waltham, and Boston sports nut, she also spent time living in San Diego, CA and Austin, TX. Having extensive experience in retail, illustration and floral design, she strives to bring her creative flare and inspired love of the outdoors to the organization. Heather is the go to for all things retail, community events & floral workshops. The Land’s Sake community has been so welcoming, and she is looking forward to seeing familiar faces and hoping to make new friends throughout the season!

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