Compatible Lands Foundation’s Newest REPI Partnership in Alaska!
F-35A Lightning II, U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cedrique Oldaker
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Partnership Finalized
F-35B Lightning II, U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl Elizabeth Gallagher
Alaska Defense Forum
Permafrost Tunnel entrance. Left to right – Matt Sprau, US Army Garrison Alaska; Darren Lilley,
CLF Alaska Program Manager; Mary Nixon, AFCEC; Sarah Jenkins, Contract Support to the OSD REPI Team; Dan Chapin, CLF Director of Military Programs.
Your donation can be made through the below methods:
Compatible Lands Foundation webpage: https://www.compatiblelands.org/donation
If you would like to donate via a check, it can be mailed to the following address:
Compatible Lands Foundation
500 S. Lynn Riggs #333
Claremore, OK 74017
Welcome New Team Members!
James (Jim) Cannizzo.
Texas REPI Program Subject Matter Expert. Jim is providing technical and legal support primarily associated with REPI agreements and projects in Texas. Immediately prior to joining CLF, Jim served as a Senior Attorney-Advisor in the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Department of the Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, providing legal advice to Air Force attorneys at all levels of command and to Air Force engineers at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) on planning documents for Air Force projects in the United States and overseas. Jim retired in 2005 as an active-duty lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps after over 20 years of service. From 2005 to mid-2019 Jim was a civilian attorney for the Army at Fort Sam Houston, Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley. Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from New Mexico State University, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and a Master of Laws degree in Environmental Law from George Washington University. Mr. Cannizzo is licensed to practice law in the State of New Mexico.
Mollie Walton, PhD.
Camp Bullis Sentinel Landscape Climate Resilience & Natural Infrastructure Program Manager. Mollie is supporting the Camp Bullis REPI Challenge initiative to advance natural infrastructure projects. Mollie is the fourth generation of a Texas cattle ranching family. She graduated with a degree in Biology from Trinity University in San Antonio and with a PhD in Biology from the University of Dayton in Ohio. Mollie is a restoration ecologist who has been fortunate to work with some of the best erosion control and restoration experts in the western United States. She has over 30 years of experience with onthe-ground restoration as well as mining reclamation, ecological monitoring, consulting, and research. Since 2006, Mollie has worked in northern New Mexico, shepherding ecological projects on tribal, private, and federal lands in collaborative land stewardship. She has planned, facilitated, and presented numerous workshops in New Mexico and Texas, and has produced technical documents designed to share information with landowners and managers.
Alaska Assistant Program Manager. Tim is supporting implementation of REPI projects and activities at Eielson Air Force Base, US Army Garrison Alaska, and Joint Base ElmendorfRichardson. Before joining the CLF Team, Tim worked for the National Park Service in Denali National Park with the Alaska Regional Communications Center. Prior to that, he worked for Northern Arizona University for nine years in various roles managing programs for First Generation and low-income students. He also has experience working in Washington D.C. with multiple non-profits. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences & Policy from Northern Arizona University as well as a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Arizona State University. While living in Alaska, Tim enjoys hiking, skiing, fishing, rock climbing, and mushing sled dogs with his wife and 18-month-old son.
As always, we appreciate your support and continued interest in our work. For additional information on CLF, please visit us at: www.compatiblelands.org.