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 home to the Northwest in 2007, drawn back to the area’s inherent beauty, temperate climate, and outstanding natural resources.  She settled with her family in Bonners Ferry, where she lived for 6 years, before relocating to Sandpoint in 2013. Regan holds a B.A. in biology from the Colorado College

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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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Cami Murray, Outreach & Development Coordinator

Cami is a proud native of Sandpoint, Idaho, having grown up enjoying all of the amazing experiences our local outdoors has to offer. After graduating from Sandpoint High, she spent time living in Walla Walla, Athens, Greece, and New York City, but found that what she missed the most was having easy access to pristine

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Anne Mitchell

Anne Mitchell, Administrative Assistant

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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