Mary McFadden

In 2001, Mary co-founded the Wareham Land Trust and worked to pass the Community Preservation Act, which has helped the town to quadruple its amount of protected land. After twenty years as an all-volunteer land trust, the accredited WLT is hiring its first executive director later this year. Mary is a member of the Mass. Audubon Council and a past board member of the Land Trust Alliance and Coalition for Buzzards Bay. She is co-founder of the Stifler Family Foundation and Maine Mineral and Gem Museum in Bethel, Maine. Mary was corporate counsel for Health Management Resources, a national healthcare company and previously served as Executive Director of the Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct. She and her husband, Larry Stifler, are working with the Conservation Fund and the Mahoosuc Land Trust to place a conservation easement on their land in western Maine.