Meet Our Staff
Debbie D'Isabel, Director of Development Operations
Debbie joined the Trust in 2012 and is building our membership to support a solid membership program. Debbie comes to us from the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell where she worked as the Membership and Front Desk Coordinator. She lives in Scituate with her husband, two boys and her two labrador retrievers that she takes for walks in the woods every day. In Scituate, she founded a community activist organization designed to promote responsible land clean-up, was an elected School Council member and started the Wampatuck Science Fair. She graduated with honors from Boston College with a degree in English and studied at the L'Universite Catholique in Angers, France.
Katie O'Donnell, Program Manager for Community Conservation
Katie joined Wildlands Trust in 2014 as a consultant in the areas of outreach development and stewardship. Katie has a background in municipal government and nonprofit organizations. She is a former Marshfield selectman and has previously worked for the MSPCA and The Trustees of Reservations in a variety of positions. She holds a BA in American Studies from Tufts University, an MBA from Babson College, and is also an alumna of the Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program. Katie lives on a small farm in Marshfield where she raises various livestock and poultry as well as grows a small market garden. She absolutely loves living in southeastern Massachusetts and enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for learning about these amazing landscapes with others.
Erik Boyer, Property Manager
Erik joined Wildlands Trust this past June, as our Property Manager. Erik is responsible for the natural resource management needs of the Trust. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Erik moved up to MA in 2004, where he attended Gordon College in Wenham MA and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. Erik was a member of the AmeriCorps Cape Cod program in Wellfleet for two years. During those years of service he developed an interest in managing conservation land after leading a forest restoration project in Orleans MA. Erik was an arborist and climber with Hartney Greymont in Concord for a year, after which he returned to AmeriCorps Cape Cod as a Program Supervisor for two years. This past year Erik worked with the Town of Dennis- Department of Natural Resources as a Conservation Intern. Erik has a passion for engaging the community in outdoor community service and improving conservation areas both ecologically and for public enjoyment. Erik is an avid hiker and runner spending much of his free time on the trails with his Australian Cattle Dog, Axel.