Parker Agelasto, Executive Director
Parker has an MBA from UVA's Darden School of Business, a Master of Arts in Art History, also from UVA, and a BA from Bates College. He serves on the board of Virginia's United Land Trusts.
Parker has been with CRLC since September 2015. He has developed collaborative relationships with elected officials and planning staffs across the region to better coordinate strategic land conservation. His experience with land conservation is also personal; his family owns a 200 acre property in Nelson County along the Rockfish River (a tributary of the James River) that is protected under a conservation easement.
Parker lives in the City of Richmond with his wife and two children.
Jane Myers, Land Conservation Manager
Jane Myers has a MS in Forestry from Clemson University and a BA from Davidson College. Her interest in and love for the outdoors began when she spent her early 20s as an outdoor instructor for a wilderness school in north Georgia and as a summer camp staff director in the mountains of North Carolina before returning to school for her master's degree.
Jane is married and has twin teenagers. She and her husband make their home on 14 acres in Hanover County where they enjoy their children, three dogs, and their large vegetable garden.
Jane has been working for CRLC since 2009 and has helped develop CRLC's land conservation program from its inception.
John Schengber, Community Engagement Manager
Growing up in the salt marshes of Yorktown, VA, John has been keenly aware and appreciative of healthy ecosystems since a young age. He studied international business
and environmental studies at James Madison University, began his career at Deloitte Consulting, and later established Skinny Dipper Magazine, an independent print publication focusing on authentic
human existence and the natural world.
John is the newest member of the CRLC team, joining in March 2020 as Community Engagement Manager. He looks forward to applying his creative voice and strategic thinking skills to build new levels of awareness between Richmond communities and their precious natural and historic resources.
In his spare time, John enjoys writing poetry, asking good questions, and being underwater. He lives in the City of Richmond, just south of the James.
The Richmond Times Dispatch, August 7, 2019
Virginia Mercury, June 5, 2019
Saving Land, Spring 2019
The Richmond Times Dispatch, January 29, 2019