The Westmoreland Land Trust is an independent organization, directed by a board of local citizens. The trust is not responsible for any local zoning decisions.

Normal appointments are for three-year terms.  Current board members of the land trust are as follow;  short biographies of board members may be read here.

  • Fred Bononi, Hempfield Township, Certified Public Accountant (retired)
  • Doug Chew, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County Commissioner
  • Tammy Colt, Bolivar, Regional Wildlife Diversity Biologist, Pennsylvania Game Commission
  • William Danchuk, New Florence, Retired Environmental Attorney
  • Chuck Duritsa, Hempfield Township, Retired Regional Director, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,  and Environmental Consultant
  • Alyson Fearon, Monroeville, Allegheny Land Trust
  • R. Ted Harhai, Monessen, former Pennsylvania State Representative,
  • Karen Jurkovic, Greensburg, Communications Consultant specializing in conservation
  • Brian Lawrence, Greensburg, Assistant Deputy Director, Westmoreland County Planning Department
  • John Lohr, Norvelt, Retired County Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency
  • Andrew L. Mack, New Florence, Penn State University (Altoona)
  • William Mihalco, Harrison City, Retired Environmental Engineer
  • Greg Phillips, Youngwood, District Manager/CEO, Westmoreland Conservation District
  • Joseph Romano, Greensburg, Retired Senior Project Managerm Skelly and Loy
  • Malcolm Sias, Unity Township, Retired Director, Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation
  • Jeff SilkaNorth Huntingdon Township, Township Manager
  • Loree Speedy, Rostraver Township, Cartographer and Botanical Consultant
  • Virginia McCracken Stump, Westmoreland City, Appraiser, Real Estate Agent, & Environmental Consultant, and Member of the North Huntingdon Planning Commission
  • Theo van de Venne, Murrysville, Community volunteer
  • John Ward, Unity Township, Attorney at Law, Ward & Christner, P.C.