Little Compton’s First Land Trust

455 Acres Conserved since 1972

The Sakonnet Preservation Association, Inc.  was founded in 1972, the first private, non-profit community land trust in Rhode Island. Sakonnet Preservation accepts tax deductible gifts of land and conservation easements as well as monetary contributions, gifts of securities, and bequests to further its mission of conserving and stewarding Little Compton’s natural landscapes and resources.

Board & Staff

Abigail Brooks, President
Sheila Mackintosh, Vice President
Bill Theriault, Treasurer
Ann Beardsley, Secretary

Paul Bazzoni
Ann Beardsley
Maureen Harrington
Michal Brownell
John Cook
Lawre Goodnow
Nan Haffenreffer
Warren Jagger
Don McNaughton
Judy Melanson
Perky Nellissen
David Palumb

Charlie Whipple

Stewardship Director
Mary-Kate Kane

Director of Development & Communications
Kathy Klees Clarendon

Administrative Assistant
Holly K. Lippert