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Meet Our New Development Coordinator, Amy Samples

Meet Our New Development Coordinator, Amy Samples

BLC is pleased to announce Amy Samples has joined the staff as the new Development Coordinator.  Amy, a native of Lexington, served as CoastalResilience Specialist and Research Program Coordinator with the Michigan Sea Grant at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for the last six years. We are thrilled that she will be part of our growing team to protect the irreplaceable farms, natural resources and cultural landscapes that define the region.

Amy holds a B.S. from Clemson University, in Environmental and Natural Resources and a M.S. from the University of Michigan, in Natural Resources and Environment (dual fields of study in Environmental Policy and Planning and Aquatic Sciences). In addition to her strong background in environmental science/policy and natural resources studies, Amy has previously served as philanthropy coordinator for The Nature Conservancy (in MD) and has firsthand experience regarding developing major gifts and writing successful grant proposals. Amy will be responsible for many aspects of BLC’s fundraising priorities including building the endowment fund and launching a new membership program. Please join BLC in welcoming Amy and her family back to the Bluegrass!

Amy will primarily work in the Lexington Office and can be reached by phone (859) 255-4552 and email asamples@bluegrassconservancy.org.