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Our Crew

Executive Director

Colin Novick is a Worcester native and an alumnus of the University of Chicago. Serving as the Executive Director of the Greater Worcester Land Trust, he has pursued conservation for the past two decades. Colin has also served the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition (as Secretary, Chair, and Chef) and worked with the Appalachian Mountain Club, the Bolton Land Trust, and the Regional Environmental Council. He serves as a deacon for the Cathedral of Saint Paul in the Diocese of Worcester.


The original GWLT board from 1987: Evelyn B. Silver, Allen W. Fletcher, Deborah D. Cary, Brian M. Nickerson, and George L. Dresser. Photo from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

Allen W. Fletcher

Allen W. Fletcher is the retired chairman of Worcester Publishing Ltd., a publisher of numerous business and general interest periodicals. A native of Worcester, he is a founding member of the Greater Worcester Land Trust.

George L. Dresser

George focuses his practice on land conservation. He provides general counsel to a number of conservation land trusts and has extensive experience in drafting conservation restrictions. George is one of the founders of two local conservation land trusts: the White Oak Land Conservation Society, Inc., based in Holden, and the Greater Worcester Land Trust, Inc., based in Worcester.

Nancy Meehan

Nancy Meehan is an accountant with Bollus Lynch, and currently serves as the Treasurer for the Greater Worcester Land Trust Inc.

Rebecca Bergmann
Frank R Callahan
Deborah D. Cary
Guy Jones
Mike Peckar
Roger Plourde, Jr.
Justin Raphaelson
Phillip A. Truesdell

Advisory Council

John. A. Anderson
Robert I. Bertin
Henry B. Dewey
Dennis W. Ducsik
Lawrence Feldman
Jeremy O’Connell
Kevin O’Sullivan

GWLT Office

Lea Deschenes
Operations & Development Assistant

Mary Caulway
Volunteer Coordinator

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