Dennis Shaffer

Director of Landscape Conservation

Dennis is responsible for developing and directing the A.T. landscape conservation initiative in cooperation with a diverse array of local, regional and state partners.

Dennis is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Antioch New England Graduate School. He served in various capacities during a previous tenure at the ATC as a field representative in the mid-Atlantic region and the New England coordinator and administrator for the Trust for Appalachian Trail Lands. His previous experience also includes: executive director of the Green Mountain Club, the director of the San Juan County Land Bank, a field office director for the Trust for Public Lands and the vice president for stewardship for the Vermont Land Trust.