Kevin Case: President & CEO
Gardiner, NY – Land and water conservation leader Kevin Case has been selected as President & CEO of Mohonk Preserve, the largest nonprofit nature preserve in New York state. Case brings extensive fundraising, public engagement, and advocacy experience in land and water conservation to this position and strong relationships with the New York land trust community, including Mohonk Preserve.
Over the past 12 years, he has held various leadership roles at the Land Trust Alliance, where he has served as Eastern Division Director of Field Programs, leading a team working across a 32-state region with nearly 750 land trusts. Prior to the Land Trust Alliance, Case was a Natural Resource Planner at the National Park Service in Connecticut. In this position, he led diverse community-based studies focused on long-term management of nationally significant riverways and long-distance trails. Previously, he was Executive Director of the Farmington River Watershed Association where the strategic partnerships he formed achieved broad consensus and action on fundamental river issues including water supply, instream habitat and recreational activities.
Case has also been active as a volunteer in the land and water conservation community including Connecticut Land Conservation Council, Rivers Alliance of Connecticut, Winchester Land Trust and Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality.
Mohonk Preserve is the largest nonprofit nature preserve in New York state, welcoming over 200,000 visitors every year. It is the leading voice of conservation in safeguarding the natural lands in the Shawangunks (“Gunks”) and the Hudson Valley region. The Preserve works in partnership with its supporters, nearly 400 volunteers, and 15,850 members to protect and manage over 8,000 acres of land, including mountain ridges, forests, fields, streams, ponds, and other unique and beautiful places.