Charles R. Perry
Mr. Perry is a principal in Pine Street Partners, a real estate advisory and transaction firm operating nationwide out of Atlanta, Georgia. After receiving a BA in English from the University of Florida and a J.D. from Duke University Law School, he has been involved in the analysis, financing, development and sale of numerous mixed-use commercial, residential, and resort projects over the past 25 years.
John D. Snook
Mr. Snook serves as Senior Advisor on the staff of the Brandywine Conservancy’s Environmental Management Center and has extensive experience in working with local governments, landowners and developers in preserving open space through innovative site planning and design efforts. Mr. Snook makes frequent presentations to a broad range of audiences interested in community planning issues and also serves on occasion as an adjunct professor of land use planning at West Chester University, PA.
Mr. Witherspoon is managing director of Conservation Advisors of North Carolina, a consulting group in Brevard, North Carolina, which works with landowners in the evaluation and implementation of conservation strategies. Mr. Witherspoon’s work with North American Land Trust began in 1997 during his management of Richland Ridge, an innovative conservation-based community, which has become a model for similar projects in the region, and whose success resulted from a partnership between a conservation investor group and North American Land Trust. Mr. Witherspoon’s expertise ranges from conservation easements and their tax benefits to planning and ownership issues.
George Asimos, Jr., Esquire, Secretary
A partner with the firm of Saul, Ewing LLP; Mr. Asimos has practiced real estate and land use law for 25 years. He has represented North American Land Trust since its founding. Mr. Asimos has drafted or supervised the drafting of most of North American Land Trust’s more than 300 conservation easements. He is a regular presenter at seminars and conferences on the subject of conservation easements and conservation planning in the context of development.
Jamie McVickar, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer
Mr. McVickar was hired as the Controller for North American Land Trust in April 2002, and has been the assistant secretary since September of 2002. He has over 20 years of experience in small business management. In 1982, Mr. McVickar bicycled close to 5000 miles across the United States to raise money for a home for developmentally disabled children. He also served as statistician on the Philadelphia Flyers broadcasts for more than 20 years.