A founding member, CEO & Past President of Land Trust for Louisiana, Jay and his wife Ellen own Pine Knoll Farm located on the Scenic Tangipahoa River. Besides being active in his veterinarian profession, Dr. Addison
Rick Wilke, President
Rick is a native of New Orleans and a St. Tammany resident since 1994. He is a graduate of Tulane University and holds an MBA degree from the University of New Orleans. Prior to forming his own consulting
Walter Antin, Jr. (“Bud”), Vice-President
Bud is a Tax Attorney with the Antin Law Firm. He has BA, MBA, and JD degrees from Tulane University and an LL.M. (in Taxation) from New York University. Besides serving as a tax attorney, Bud is a Board Certified
Marsha O’Brien, Secretary
A native of Southeast Louisiana, Marsha is a certified project manager and MBA. As a long-time supporter of the Land Trust Alliance and The Nature Conservancy, Marsha has also served on the Stewardship Committee
Edward Burns, Treasurer
Ed has served under various civic and professional organizations such as the Hammond Rotary Club, Louisiana Society of CPAs, Hammond Chamber of Commerce, and City Club of Hammond. Ed has earned
Board Members at Large
P.J. Demarie, III
P.J. is in the health and life insurance industry and is very active in the St. Tammany community. As former state President of Ducks Unlimited and an active member of that organization, he offers a wide repertoire of non-profit and fundraising experiences to Land Trust for Louisiana.
Lauren Field, a native of Baton Rouge, has lived in St. Francisville since 1992. Lauren is a 1988 graduate of LSU’s college of Agriculture, School of Home Economics with a Bachelor of Science degree in Merchandising.