Staff

The Longleaf Alliance staff work across the range of the longleaf pine to advance longleaf ecosystem restoration and conservation. Our main office is located in Andalusia, Alabama at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center and the Gulf Coastal Plain Ecosystem Partnership Team is based in Milton, Florida, but we also have folks working out of Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Lynnsey Basala

Vice President for Development

Ad Platt

Vice President for Operations

Anne Rilling

Vice President for Business

Ryan Bollinger

Regional Initiatives Director & LIT Consul

Vernon Compton

Gulf Coastal Plain Ecosystem Partnership (GCPEP) Director

Lisa Lord

Conservation Programs Director

Charlie Abeles

Wildlife Biologist

Nicole Barys

Wetland Resource Crew Lead

Jacob Barrett

Technical Assistance & Training Specialist

Karen Zilliox Brown

Technical Assistance & Training Specialist

Sarah Crate

Outreach Communications Coordinator

Samantha Dillon

Wildlife Technician

Susan French

Georgia Sentinel Landscape Pilot Project Coordinator

Lucas Furman

GIS Coordinator

Jennie Haskell

Coastal Partnerships Coordinator

Kay Nail

Accounting Specialist

Edward O’Daniels

Restoration Project Manager

Alan Patterson

Wetland Resource Technician

Jessica Sandoval

Wildlife Technician

Brian Schumann

Natural Resource Technician II

Elizabeth Shadle

Wildlife Technician

Kaiden Spurlock

Natural Resource Supervisor

Randy Tate

Ft Stewart/Altamaha Partnership Coordinator

Donna Vassallo

Natural Resource Technician II

Connor Wagner

Wetland Resource Technician

Casey White

Administrative Assistant

Bob Wilken

Wildland Fire Management Specialist