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Laura Norian, Grants Specialist, Nebraska and Kansas

Brian Obermeyer, Landscape Programs Manager

Alan Oborny, Bison Manager & Smoky Valley Ranch Rangeland Specialist

Ruth Palmer, Philanthropy & Planned Giving Officer/Exec. Asst to State Director

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Keith Reif, Land Steward, Cheyenne Bottoms

Justin Roemer, Smoky Valley Ranch Seasonal Conservation Ranch Hand

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Susan Smith, Administrative Assistant

Jenny Trucano Muller, Director of Operations

Greg Wingfield, Conservation Land Specialist

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