Kaniksu Land Trust is proud to employ a staff of professionals dedicated to excellence in all they do, from protecting lands, and connecting with nature, to making sure the office runs smoothly. Explore below to learn more about our staff members.

Katie Egland Cox, Executive Director

If you are running on our local trail systems early in the morning, you are likely to pass Katie Cox during her morning run. Katie’s love of nature was cultivated during her youth, growing up in the wilds of Idaho. Summers were spent swimming in lakes, backpacking into the Frank Church Wilderness and taking long

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Regan Plumb, Conservation Director

A native of eastern Washington, Regan came up home to the Inland Northwest with her young family in 2007. She holds a B.A. in biology from the Colorado College and a research-based M.S. in zoology from the University of Wyoming. She has worked on wildlife issues in multiple states and across a spectrum of fauna,

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Dave Kretzschmar

Dave Kretzschmar, Education Director

I often say I have four mentors, all deceased: John Muir, Helen and Scott Nearing, and H.D. Thoreau.  In my opinion, their intelligence and passion are as relevant to me and to our world today as when they wrote and walked on this earth.  My hope is to inspire people of all ages to connect with nature in ways they

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Anne Mitchell

Anne Mitchell, Operations Manager

A member of staff since early 2010, Anne is well suited to managing the multitude of details that arise in the daily operation of the office. She possesses very strong organizational skills and a keen eye for detail. Anne studied French, German and Norwegian at the University of Southampton in England, and over the years

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Marcy Timblin, Director of Communications

Marcy and her family moved to North Idaho from Portland, Oregon when she was 8 years old. With 20 acres of treed paradise surrounded by public land, she explored every inch with her dog, Bandit. As she grew up, she learned all she could about the natural world; the soil, the rocks, the plants, trees,

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